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Access requires an active UCInetID and password.

Authorized Affiliates are users with an active UCInetID and password, i.e. current UCI students, faculty, and staff.


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Access is available only for Authorized Affiliates, who are also affiliated with the Paul Merage School of Business.


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Examples for why content may be limited include: a vendor set restrictions on who may access their information; alternatively, information may be sensitive, identifying, or embargoed;


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Business Source Complete
Access: UCI

Geography: Global

Covers virtually all business subjects.  Includes trade publications, news, conference proceedings, and scholarly journals including: Employee Relations Law Journal, Employee Rights Quarterly, and Industrial & Labor Relations Review.  


Union Membership
Annual news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Union data compiled as part of the ongoing monthly Current Population Survey. 


Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS)
Federal agency responsible for provisions of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA) which stipulates that labor unions, their officers/employees, employers, labor relations consultants, and surety companies, must file public reports. 


The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
An independent Federal agency whose staff members investigate and remedy unfair labor practices by unions and employers.


WARN Act Layoff Resources
The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act requires employers to provide advance notification of layoffs and plant closings.  There is no centralized database of WARN Notices.  To identify companies that have conducted or will conduct layoffs, try searching online for a WARN portal for a given U.S. state.  For example, California's WARN Portal offers listings of Filed WARN Notices.  

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