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State of Working America - Data Library
The State of Working America Data Library provides researcher, media, and the public with easily accessible, up-to-date, and comprehension historical data on the American labor force. It is compiled from Economic Policy Institute analysis of government sources. Use it to research wage, inequality, and other economic indicators over time and among demographic group.
General Labor Issues
- Wage and Hour Division | U.S. Dept. of Labor
The DOL Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is responsible for enforcing some of our nation's most comprehensive federal labor laws on topics, including the minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, child labor and special employment, family and medical leave, migrant workers, lie detector tests, worker protections in certain temporary worker programs, and the prevailing wages for government service and construction contracts.
- Human Resource Executive Online
First published collaboratively by Cornell University and Human Resource Executive magazine in 1997. Invaluable to those interested in human resources, labor relations, benefits, training, technology, staffing, recruiting, leadership, motivation, in
- UC Berkeley Labor Center
UC Berkeley's Labor center "uses its skills in labor education, labor research, and facilitation to bring together labor leaders, union members, students, and faculty and examine issues such as organizing, public policy, and leadership development."
- National Labor Relations Board
An independent Federal agency created in 1935 to enforce the National Labor Relations Act. The NLRB conducts secret-ballot elections to determine whether employees want union representation and it investigates and remedies unfair labor practices by
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The EEOC was established by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and began operating on July 2, 1965. The EEOC enforces statutes prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, and
- Cal OSHA Reporter
Cal OSHA reports important developments under the state federal occupational safety and health acts focusing on activities within California affecting its workers and employers.
- The U.S. Department of Labor
fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits
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