Union Organization and Labor Relations: Texas

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Author: Susan Borowski, Reliable Writing Services


  • Labor relations for most private sector employees fall under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Like the NLRA, Texas state law gives private employees the right to organize and bargain collectively. See Right to Organize and Bargain Collectively.
  • Texas is a "right to work" state. See Right to Work.
  • The Texas Labor Code has specific provisions for union organizing. See Labor Union Organization.