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Labor Rights and Enforcement: Florida

Labor Rights and Enforcement requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Susan Borowski, Reliable Writing Services


  • The majority of private sector labor law for the state of Florida falls under the federal National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The state does, however, regulate labor relations for employers that are not subject to the jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Board, by means of the Florida Labor Act. See Florida Labor Law.
  • The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation oversees labor-management relations in the private sector. See Florida Labor Law.
  • The Florida Constitution contains a provision making Florida a "right-to-work" state. See Florida Labor Law.