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Bureau of Labor Statistics
Principal fact-finding agency for Federal Government; field of labor economics and statistics; disseminates economic and statistical data to American public, Federal Agencies, business and labor.

Child Labor Education and Action Project
Columbia University
Cornell University Legal Information Institute
(A website with links to all kinds of legal information.)
Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Labor Librarians choice for comprehensive access and coverage--Cornell gets the award. Check out the online archive of U.S. Department of Labor documents.
Center for Labor Research and Education

Dealing With Workplace Violence
Department of Education
Find out about grants, contracts, and any of the Secretary's initiatives like goals 2000; School-to-Work; Direct loans; Safe, Disciplined, and Drug-free Schools; and the individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA).

Florida International University Center for Labor Research & Studies

Georgia State University Labor Studies Program

Illinois Labor History Society
ILR Extension Educational Instruction - Labor Education
Indiana University-South Bend Division of Labor Studies
Institute for Reseach on Labor and Employment (IRLE) at UC Berkeley
For those of you who are visiting this page by way of the UC Berkeley Libraries web server, don't miss IRLE's principal web presence.
Institute for Labor Studies & Research
International Association of Labour History Institutions
The International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI) brings together archives, libraries, document centres, museums and research institutions specializing in the history and theory of the labour movement from all over the world. It was founded in 1970 by the Arbetarrörelsens Arkiv (Stockholm), the Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (Düsseldorf), the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (Bonn), the Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis (Amsterdam), the Labour Party (London), the Schweizerisches Sozialarchiv (Zürich) and the Trades Union Congress (London), among others.

Labor Education and Research Center - University of Oregon Eugene
Links to labor-related sites and labor-related publications, plus a labor-related events calendar and labor alerts page.
Labor Relations and Research Center

Master's In Education
Michigan State University School of Labor and Industrial Relations

Penn State University Department of Labor Studies and Industrial Relations
Princeton University Industrial Relations Library Research
This is not a comprehensive biography but a guide designed to lead you to the basic sources of information about industrial relations and a tool to help you begin your research.
Princeton University Social Science Center Reference Collections
(Princeton's Library and Collections online.)

Rutgers University

San Francisco State University
Simon Fraser University Center for Labor Studies (Burnaby, British Columbia)

UALR Institute for Economic Advancement
United American Nurses - National Labor Education Program
UC Berkeley's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
University of Alabama - Birmingham
University of Arkansas (Little Rock)
University of California at Berkeley Center for Labor Research & Education
U.C.L.A. Center for Labor Research & Education
UCLA's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment
(Our colleagues in the Southland!)
University of Connecticut's Labor Education Center
University of Hawaii Center for Labor Education and Research
(This site includes interesting g guides to Hawaii's labor laws, labor history, a directory of video programs about labor in Hawaii, and the definitive guide to Hawaii labor web sites)
University of Illinois-Chicago Labor Education Program
University of Illinois at Springfield
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations
(Includes both research information and a look at the A.M. and Ph.D. programs.)
University of Iowa Labor Center
University of Maine Bureau of Labor Education
University of Minnesota Industrial Relation Center
University of Missouri - Columbia
University of Nebraska at Omaha - William Brennan Institute for Labor Studies
University of North Texas
University of Oregon
The University of Toronto Centre for Industrial Relations
(In addition to providing interesting labor information this site is also a helpful gateway to the University of Toronto's research libraries.)
University of Washington - Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies

Villanova Center for Information Law and Policy Federal Web Locator
(Links to all kinds of federal information.)
Washington - Evergreen State College
West Virginia University

Bakery Confectionery Tobacco and Grain Millers, Local 283-G
Brewery Workers UAW, Local 9 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (note pending merger with the United Transportation Union)
Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees (note pending merger with International Brotherhood of Teamsters)
Lodge 3014 - Levittown, PA
Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Building and Construction Trades Department
Building and Construction Trades Council, Washington State
Building and Construction Trades Council, Atlanta and North Georgia

California Association of Psychiatric Technicians
California Faculty Association
California Federation of Teachers
California Professional Employees, IBPAT Local 2345
California School Employees Association
California State Employees Association (SEIU Local 1000)
California Nurses Association
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
CDF Firefighters - Local 2881 of the International Association of Fire Fighters
Child Welfare Workers Local 412 of Oregon Public Employees Union, Local 503 SEIU
Clerical Technical Union of MSU (CTU of Michigan State University)
Coalition of University Employees (University of California's clericals.)
Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas (CLEAT)
Committee of Interns and Residents
Communications Workers of America (CWA)
CWA District, Local, and Affiliate Sites
Connecticut Council of Police Unions
Connecticut State Employees Association
Customs & Excise Union Douanes & Accise

Delta Air Lines Pilots Association
DeRidder Police Officers Association

Employees' Association of Georgia Legal Services (UAW Local 2320)
Engineers and Architects Association Los Angeles professional, technical and administrative employees
Exotic Dancers' Alliance

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)

Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers International Union
Graphic Cmmunications International Union (G.C.I.U.)

Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA) AFSCME, Local 152

Independent Pilots Association
Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)
International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 3486 - (St. Anthony, MN)
International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Motion Picture
Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States and Canada (IATSE)
More IATSE locals - weblinks
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, and Reinforcing Ironworkers ("The Ironworkers")
Local 1 (Chicago)
Local 86 (Seattle)
Local 361 (New York)
Directory of on-line locals
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM)
District Lodge 160 (Washington state)
United Airline Passenger Service and Reservation Agent Organization
International Association of Operative Plasterers' & Cement Masons'
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers & Helpers, (IBB)
(note recent merger with Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees (BMWE)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
Local 6 (San Francisco)
Local 569 (San Diego and Imperial Counties, CA)
Local 1613 (Kansas City)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Local 20 - Toledo, Ohio
Local 77 - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
Local 344 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Local 710 - Chicago, Illinois
Local 921 (S.F. Bay Area)
Teamsters for a Democratic Union
International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers
International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE)
Local 1 (Portsmouth, VA)
International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots (International Longshoremen's Association)
International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers ("Oldest continuous union in North America")
International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers
International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 8 (San Francisco)
International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) (Formerly Int'l Brotherhood of...)
Local 510 - Northern CA Tradeshow and Sign workers
Local 831 - Trade Show Decorators Union
Local 1118

JNESO District Council 1: The Professional Health Care Union
Journeyman Stonecutters Association of North America
("The oldest active union in North America")

Kentucky State District Council of Carpenters

Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA)
Local 483 - Portland, Oregon
Local 341
"The Laborers"

Maryland Coalition of Police and Deputy Sheriffs
Maryland Society for Clinical Social Work - Guild 49
Metal Trades Department of the AFL-CIO
Metropolitan Alliance of Police
Michigan State Utility Workers Council (UWUA)
Millwrights (a branch of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America)
Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE)
Minnesota Peace and Police Officers Association

National Air Traffic Controller's Association
National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET-CWA)
National Association of Letter Carriers
National Border Patrol Council
National Council of Field Labor Locals (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
National Education Association (NEA)
National Postal Mail Handlers Union - NPMHU
National Writers Union (NWU)
Local 7 - Santa Cruz/Monterey
New York State Nurses Association
New York State United Teachers
Newspaper Guild International Union (CWA affiliate)
Local 10 (Greater Philadelphia)

Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU)
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union

Pacific Northwest Millwrights and Machine Erectors Union (affiliate of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters)
Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical & Energy Workers International Union (PACE) (merged with USW)
Local 1-369 (Kenai, AK)
Local 8-675 (Southern California/Nevada)
Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN) - Oregon's Farmworker Union
Pipe Trades Association (San Francisco Bay Area)
Protective Services Employees Coalition
Patchogue-Medford Congress of Teachers
Research Development and Technical Employees Union

Sailors' Union of the Pacific
San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council
Screen Actors Guild
Seafarers International Union
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Local 1000 - California State Employees Association
Local 1984 State Employees Association of NH
Local 503 Oregon Public Employees Union
Local 535
Sheet Metal Workers International Association
Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace - SPEEA
Southern California Pipe Trades District Council # 16 (UA)
State Building and Construction Trades Council of California
State Park Peace Officers Association of California

Teamsters- see International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Transportation Communications International Union (TCU)
TWU Local 100 (New York) New Directions
Transportation Communications International Union (TCU) Local 6760 (Fort Wayne, IN)
Transport Workers Union

Union of American Physicians and Dentists
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing, Pipefitting and Sprinklerfitting Industry of the United States and Canada (UA)
United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW)
Local 659 (Flint, MI)
Local 892 (Brooklyn, NY)
Local 985 (Dearborn, MI)
Local 2322 (U. Mass Graduate Employees)
United Brotherhood of Carpenters
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE)
United Electrical Workers International Solidarity Site
United Farm Workers
United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)
Local 1288 (Fresno, CA)
Local 400 (MD, VA, WV, TN, DC)
Local 770 (L.A., CA)
Local 1262 (New Jersey)
Local 1496 (Alaska)
Local 1776 (Pennsylvania)
United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)
United Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE) (affiliated with CWA)
United Steelworkers of America (USWA)
Local 12775
(Northern Indiana Public ServiceCompany)
United Taxicab Workers (CWA affiliate, San Francisco)
United Transportation Union
Local 60 - Newark, NJ
Local 1469/239 - Oakland, CA
University of Hawai'i Professional Assembly - UHPA
Utility Workers Union of America
Local 433 (Pittsburgh, PA)

Virginia Coalition of Police and Deputy Sheriffs (VCOPS)

Washington Alliance of Technology Worker
Washington Federation of State Employees Local 443 (AFSCME)
Writers Guild of America - East
Writers Guild of America - West

"If I went to work in a factory, the first thing I would do is join a union."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

U.S. Labor support organizations

History, News and Research

AFSCME Company Research on the World Wide Web
If you are facing privatization and want to do some basic research on the Web, or if you need to do corporate or legal research for some other reason, a good place to start is a new page prepared by the AFSCME Information Center: "Company Research on the World Wide Web: A subject Guide for Union Activists," which contains useful tips and many links to other sites.

American Labor History

Community Labor News continues the tradition of workers' organizing and taking actions to create a better future for themselves and their families.

Employment Standard Administration (U.S. DOL)
Fill out LM 2 form and other disclosure documents on unions via the web. Also, get mailing addresses of all parent unions, file number on all reporting locals an so on.

Industrial Relations Research Association

International Association of Labour History Institutions
Brings together archives, libraries, document centres, museums and research institutions specializing in the history and theory of the labour movement from all over the world.

Labor Research Association

National Labor Committee
The National Labor Committee's mission is to educate and actively engage the U.S. public on human and labor rights abuses by corporations.

Good basic "what is a union" page

Wisconsin's page in support of Union Solidarity

(An index of mailing lists, which includes info on a number of labor-and union-related mailing lists.)

Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Union Labels in Printing
Includes a short history of union printing, the Allied label, and other labels.

U.S.Department of Labor

Legislative, Legal, and Policy Issues
Americans With Disabilities Act Document Center

Federal Sector Labor Relations

Jobs with Justice (JwJ) - A national campaign for workers’ rights.

National Academy of Arbitrators

National Alliance for Fair Employment

National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice

Trade Union Advisory Committee (TUAC) Advises the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on union issues

Organizing skills and Training

Marketing for the Labour Movement
Proposal by Allen Gottheil, an active trade unionist since 1972

Association for Union Democracy
AUD is a pro-labor, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the principles and practices of democratic trade unionism in the North American labor movement.

Union Communication Services
A catalog of organizing books, graphics, and songs.

Union Jobs Clearinghouse
A central site for posting the open staffing and trades positions in organized labor that are now accepting applications.

Union Organization For Social services
Founded in 1944 UOCS is the oldest labor-based social services agency in America. Located in Camden, it provides assistance to working men, women, and their families.

Union Privilege
The Union Privilege programs use the consumer buying power of over 13 million members of AFL-CIO unions to provide a wide range of money-saving benefits and services.

Underrepresented Constituencies and
Social Justice

Catholic - Labor Network

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists

Coalition of Labor Union Women

The Steward for Human, Civil, and Workers Rights

Women's Careers and Professional Organizations

Women in the Workplace, Labor Unions

Corrections and additions encouraged - please contact Terry Huwe.

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