Union Organization and Labor Relations: North Carolina

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  • Labor relations for most private sector employees fall under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Where the NLRA doesn't have jurisdiction, the state law can apply. See Labor Organizations.
  • North Carolina is the least unionized state in the nation and has few laws regarding unions. See Labor Organizations.
  • North Carolina is a "right to work" state. See Right to Work.