Employment Law

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Print Resources

LC call number ranges: KF [Law – United States], JK [Political institutions and public administration – United States]

SuDocs classes: L [U. S. Department of Labor], LR [National Labor Relations Board], NMB [National Mediation Board]

Subject headings:
Labor laws and legislation – United States
Personnel management – United States

The Complete Guide to Human Resources and the Law

REF KF 3455 .S55 1998

Congressional Quarterly Almanac

REF JK1 .C66
Published annually. Search index at end of each volume for “Employment” and “Labor”.

Labor Law in a Nutshell, 4th ed.

REF KF 3369.3 .L39 2000

Personnel Director's Legal Guide, 2nd ed.

REF KF 3319 .P47 1990

Workers' Compensation and Employee Protection Laws, 3rd ed.

REF KF 3615 .Z9 H64 1999

Related GTL Research Guides

U. S. Supreme Court

Law and Legislation

Organizations, Agencies, and Associations

U.S. Department of Labor  U.S. Government Source

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  U.S. Government Source

Disability Rights Homepage U.S. Government Source (Department of Justice; ADA enforcement and information)

National Whistleblower Center

New York State Department of Labor

New York State Workers' Compensation Board


Documents in the News (University of Michigan Documents Center)

Lists issues of both current and historical interest, court rulings pertaining to those issues, and links to relevant government information about them.

Employment Law: An Overview (Legal Information Institute, Cornell University)

Employment and Occupations  (Government Printing Office) U.S. Government Source

Affirmative Action & Civil Rights (University of Colorado at Boulder)


Last updated 09-10-07