For Employers

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) defines the rights of employees to organize and to bargain collectively with their employers through representatives of their own choosing. The Basic Guide to the National Labor Relations Act provides general principles of NLRA enforcement procedures. The following resources provide information about employer responsibilities under NLRA.

Covers employer conduct which violates the NLRA.

Explains the need for employers to be aware that certain types of employees are not covered by NRLA. 

Provides compliance assistance for businesses holding government contracts and subcontracts on the requirement to inform employees that they have certain rights related to use of union dues and fees. If you do business with the federal government, you may be required to post a notice of employee rights concerning union dues. 

For Unions and Union Members

Provides information on the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA), which was enacted to ensure basic standards of democracy (elections) and fiscal responsibility in private sector labor organizations.

Offers an electronic copy of the National Labor Relations Board's Rules and Regulations and Statements of Procedure. Also provided are instructions for ordering a copy of the manual from the Government Printing Office.

Gives access to revised Form LM-2, a financial report to filed by certain labor unions.