Union Organization and Labor Relations: Mississippi

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Author: Jerry Shivers, The Kullman Firm


  • In Mississippi, the right of most private sector employees to organize and bargain collectively or to engage in other protected concerted activity is governed exclusively by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). See Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively.
  • Mississippi does not have a counterpart to the NLRA that covers labor relations between private employers and employees.
  • Mississippi is a 'right to work' state. See Right to Work.