The Unionization Process: District of Columbia
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- Private sector labor relations are governed by federal law, except certain employers in the hotel industry. See Private Sector Employees.
- The District of Columbia does not have a "right to work" law. See Right to Work.
- Public sector labor relations are governed by the Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978. See Public Sector Employees.