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Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline and Matthew A. Brown, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Summary

  • Private sector labor relations are governed by federal law, except certain employers in the hotel industry. See Private Sector Employees.
  • The District of Columbia does not have a "right to work" law. See Right to Work.
  • Public sector labor relations are governed by the Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978. See Public Sector Employees.