The Unionization Process: New York
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jessica Sussman
- The New York State Labor Relations Act grants employees the right to organize, and to form, join, or assist labor organizations and prohibits employers from infringing on those rights. See Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively.
- New York is not a "right to work" state. See Right to Work.
- The National Labor Relations Act regulates free speech with respect to unions in the workplace. See The Right to Free Speech Regarding Union Expression.
- The Taylor Law grants public employees the right to unionize and bargain collectively. See Public Employees.