Labor Relations Overview: Arizona

Labor Relations Overview requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Jennifer L. Kraham and Paige A. Martin, Kutak Rock LLP


  • Private employees have the right to bargain collectively and form a union. See Labor Law.
  • Public employees are prohibited from engaging in collective bargaining. See Labor Law.
  • Arizona is a "right to work" state and has enacted laws protecting the rights of employees to refuse to join a union. See Right to Work.