Union Organization and Labor Relations: North Carolina
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan Borowski, Reliable Writing Services
- 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.