Labor Rights and Enforcement: Federal
Author: Mark Goodwin, LeClairRyan
- The National Labor Relations Act sets out many important employee and employer protections. See National Labor Relations Act
- The National Labor Relations Act provides important powers to the National Labor Relations Board to prevent unfair labor practices and to enforce the law. See The National Labor Relations Board.
- The Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act requires employers, attorneys and labor relations consultants to file government reports with the Department of Labor about any arrangements and efforts to persuade workers to reject unionization or collective bargaining. See Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.
- The Railway Labor Act governs labor relations between employees and employers in the railway and airline industries. See The Railway Labor Act.
The following states have additional requirements for this topic under applicable state law.