Public Sector Labor Relations: Alabama
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Author: Richard O. Brown, Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLC
- Firefighters are the only public sector employees in Alabama with the statutory right to join a labor organization. See Alabama Firefighters.
- Alabama does not have a state statute that explicitly provides other public sector employees the right to join a union and bargain collectively. See Rights of Other Public Sector Employees.
- Public sector employees in Alabama do not have the right to strike. See No Right to Strike.