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WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society
A peer-reviewed journal for a broad exploration of the economic, political, and social dimensions of work and labor throughout the world. Articles directed to an open and critical analysis of the global and U.S. labor movements, organizations, and the working class.


Business Source Complete
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, but this report by the AFL-CIO lists several States' WARN information portals for identifying companies that have conducted or will conduct layoffs. 



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