Employment & Labor
Government resources on employment, labor relations, and labor law
links to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and many other governmental
employment resource sites. Find employment news, employment reference
sources, employment legal treatises, child employment programs,
employment law, and labor relations sites.
Governmental Internet Resources
- Agricultural Labor Affairs
- A resource for agricultural workers and employers that includes information on finding farm
employment and employees, farm employment regulations, and a basic summary of the process of
applying for certification for the importation of temporary alien agriculture workers.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- This site provides employment statistics including:
Consumer Prices, Inflation Calculator, Producer Prices,
International Prices, Employment Costs, Consumer Spending, Occupational
Outlook Handbook, Career Guide to Industries, Employment, Unemployment
Rate, Employment Projections.
- Department of Labor
- The Departmental Historian is responsible for researching
the history of the Department of Labor, providing information to the
public, assisting those engaged in research related to the Department, and
maintaining this Web site.
- Directory of Unions and Associations with Exlcusive Recognition in the Federal Service
- Office of Personnel Management
This directory lists national and international unions and
associations which have, either directly or through local units, exclusive
recognition with departments and agencies of the Executive Branch of the
Federal Government and the U. S. Postal Service.
- Stands for employment laws
assistance for workers & small businesses. These are interactive tools that
provide information about Federal employment laws. Each Advisor simulates
an interaction with an employment law expert. It asks questions
and provides answers based on responses.
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
- The U.S. EEOC enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination
in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title I and Title V of the
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,
and the Civil Rights Act of 1991.
- EU employer's Network
- The Federation of European Employers (FedEE) is the
leading organisation for progressive employers in Europe, offering an
unrivalled range of membership services at affordable subscription rates.
It was started in 1989 with funding from the European Commission, and
operated initially as an informal network of UK-based multinationals.
Today, it has developed into an independent, non-profit organisation, with
members located throughout Europe, North America and the Far East.
- National Labor Relations Board
- The NLRB is an independent Federal agency created in 1935 to enforce the National Labor
Relations Act. The NLRB conducts secret-ballot elections to determine whether employees
want union representation and investigates unfair labor practices by employers
and unions. Resources for employees concerning their rights under the act are included.
- Occupational Information Network
- Replacement for DICTIONARY OF OCCUPATIONAL TITLES O*NET, the Occupational Information Network, is an
easy-to-use database accessible from any web browser. It contains
comprehensive information on job requirements and worker competencies.
O*NET replaces the Dictionary of Occupational Titles and offers a more
dynamic framework for exploring the world of work. With O*NET, employers
of all sizes and across all fields have a powerful means for accessing
critical information that impacts their bottom-line every day.
- OSHA's mission is to send every worker home whole and
healthy every day. Since the agency was created in 1971, workplace
fatalities have been cut in half and occupational injury and illness rates
have declined 40 percent. At the same time, U.S. employment has nearly
doubled from 56 million workers at 3.5 million worksites to 105 million
workers at nearly 6.9 million sites. To further reduce
workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths, OSHA employs a variety
of strategies including enforcement, partnerships, rulemaking
Nongovernmental Internet Resources
- AFL-CIO LaborWeb
- The AFL-CIO provides information in the following areas:
How & Why People Join Unions, Working Families Agenda, Common Sense
Economics, Safety & Health on the Job, Working Women, Executive PayWatch,
Workers' Rights, Speeches, News Releases & Testimony, Partners & Links,
- Alexander Hamilton Institute Employment Law Resource Center
- The Alexander Hamilton Institute has been helping
executives manage their companies and their careers since 1909. We
currently publish newsletters, booklets, and looseleaf manuals targeted to
top management, Human Resource directors, Personnel managers, front-line
managers, and supervisors at small-to-medium sized firms. You can
subscribe to two free email newsletters: Hot Topics in Employment law &
HR Soapbox. There is also a message board called Employment Law Talk
where HR professional can talk to one another.
- American Employment Law Briefs
- This site provides timely articles pertaining to labor &
employment law developments of particular interest to human resource managers.
- Employment Law: an overview Cornell University
- Cornell provides broad coverage on employment law in the
following areas: Collective Bargaining, Employment Discrimination,
Unemployment Compensation, Pensions, Workplace Safety and Worker's
Compensation. Like many of Cornell's Legal Information Institute these
pages have access to the united states code, cfr and recent U.S. Supreme
Court Decisions on the given subject.
- International Child Labor Program
- The International Child Labor Program is part of the U.S.
Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB). The
Program was created in 1993 in response to a direct request from Congress
to investigate and report on child labor around the world. As domestic and international concern
about child labor has grown, the International Child Labor Program’s programs and activities have
significantly expanded. Today, these activities include continued research
and reporting on international child labor, administering grants to
organizations engaged in efforts to eliminate child labor, and working to
raise public awareness and understanding of the child labor issue.
- International Statistics - Research Guide
- "This guide is designed to help users find International Statistics. Included are directions for finding national statistics for non-US countries, and the statistical holdings of United Nations."
- William C. Wefel Center For Employment Law at St. Louis University
- This site is the certification portion of the St. Louis
Law School. Law students can specialize in employment law. From this
site you can access the school curriculum, conferences and seminars, Union
Leader Programs, and Employment Law Internet Resources.
- Industrial & Labor Relations, Cornell University
- Includes Glass Ceiling Commission Reports & Dunlop Commission Final Report on the Future of Worker-Management Relations
- Job Hunting Guides
- Employment Law Page
- Ross Runkel (Willamette University)
- Labor Relations Information System
- MegaLaw Labor and Employment sites
- RADAR (Research & Reporting on Critical Developmental Disability Issues)
- The purpose of the RADAR system is to identify and track key
issues and emerging trends in developmental disabilities at the national,
state and local levels. RADAR data is compiled by searching articles that
appear in more than 150 National, State and local newspapers, trade
newsletters, professional journals including the American Journal on
Mental Retardation and Mental Retardation and AAMR News & Notes , and
national and state reports.
- Ross Runkel Labor Law Page
- Workers Comp and Safety/Health Sites
- ALF-CIO's Safety & Health Toolbox provides many links to
employment related safety, health, ergonomics, and workers compensation sites.
- Workers Compensation Blog
- Workplace Fairness
- A non-profit organization that provides information,
education and assistance to individual workers and their advocates
nationwide and promotes public policies that advance employee rights.