Search results for ‘Department of Labor ’


  • Government Agency

    Department of Labor

    The United States Department of Labor is a Cabinet-level federal agency responsible for the enforcement of most federal labor and employment laws.
  • Other Group

    Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations

    The Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations was founded in 1945 as one of four statutory, or “contract,” colleges created by the New York Legislature at New York’s land grant college, Cornell University. [1] Originally known as the New York School of Industrial and Labor Relations, it
  • Non-profit

    The Justice Collaborative

    The Justice Collaborative is a left-of-center litigation group that files lawsuits on a range of policy issues, including to challenge federal detention of illegal immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border, to mandate a union-rate “living wage,” to secure government-supplied housing, to obtain free public transportation, and to ensure “a government job
  • Non-profit

    Collaborative for Student Success

    Collaborative for Student Success is an educational advocacy organization that focuses its efforts on advancing policies that support the development of the controversial Common Core State Standards (CCSS). [63] Collaborative for Student Success is a project of the New Venture Fund, a funding and fiscal sponsorship nonprofit managed
  • Other Group

    Wayne State University Labor Studies Center

    The Wayne State University Labor Studies Center is a state university division that trains labor union activists and advocates labor-union-aligned employment policy. It was established in 1966 and helped train more than 4,000 union members, union leaders and activists. [83] Critics have accused the Labor Studies Center of
  • Government Agency

    Office of Labor-Management Standards

    The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) is a division of the U.S. Department of Labor tasked with enforcement of the provisions of the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959. OLMS maintains a database of financial disclosures filed by labor unions, holds  reports filed by employers regarding labor relations
  • Legislation

    Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA)

    The Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) of 1959—known as the Landrum-Griffin Act after its sponsors, U.S. Reps. Phillip Landrum (D-Georgia) and Robert Griffin (R-Michigan)—is a piece of federal labor, transparency, and anti-corruption legislation targeting improper practices in labor-management relations. The Landrum-Griffin Act instituted a bill of rights for
  • Legislation

    National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

    The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), sometimes called the Wagner Act after its chief sponsor, Sen. Robert F. Wagner (D-N.Y.), is the principal federal law governing the operation and organizing of labor unions in the private sector and their relations with management representatives. Enacted in 1935 as part of President
  • Labor Union

    Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO

    The Union Label and Service Trades Department of the AFL-CIO labor union federation is responsible for marketing and consumer advocacy for goods and services produced by union members.
  • Labor Union

    Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO

    The Transportation Trades Department is a division of the AFL-CIO labor union federation that conducts joint advocacy on behalf of transportation industry labor unions.
  • Labor Union

    Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU)

    Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union is a labor union in the United States that is a semi-autonomous division of the United Food and Commercial Workers.
  • Labor Union

    Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO

    The Metal Trades Department is a coalition within the AFL-CIO labor union federation advocating on behalf of labor unions in shipbuilding and nuclear facilities, among other industries.
  • Labor Union

    Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO

    The Maritime Trades Department is a coalition of labor unions in the maritime industry organized under the AFL-CIO labor union federation.
  • Labor Union

    Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA)

    The Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA) is a construction industry labor union and a member the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). LIUNA is has provided extensive campaign support and lobbying efforts on issues such as Obamacare, immigration, and infrastructure spending.[225] LIUNA has
  • Labor Union

    Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO

    The Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD) is a division of the AFL-CIO responsible for managing the interaction of AFL-CIO-affiliated building trades unions, settling organizing disputes between unions, and representing construction unions as a bloc for advocacy and employer-relations purposes. The division does business as North America’s Building
  • Government Agency

    National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

    Also see National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) (Legislation) The National Labor Relations Board is a federal government agency consisting of a five-member Board appointed by the President with (by convention) three members of the President’s party and two members of the opposition party and a nominally independent General Counsel
  • Non-profit

    Citizen Engagement Laboratory (CEL)

    Citizen Engagement Lab (CEL) is an Oakland, California-based 501(c)(4) social welfare and political consulting group that organizes left-of-center groups for the purpose of advocating on a range of liberal political issues. CEL was founded in 2008 by Ian Inaba and Daniel Souweine, left-wing political activists and organizers active in Democratic
  • Labor Union

    American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

    The American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) is the largest federation of labor unions in the United States. Formed in 1955 in a merger between the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations, the AFL-CIO boasts membership of over 9 million voting members and 3
  • Non-profit

    Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC)

    The Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC) supports and works with organizations across the United States-Mexico border that focus on liberal expansionist immigration legislation within the United States. It is a program of the Equality Alliance of San Diego County (commonly known and referred to as Alliance San Diego), a
  • Non-profit

    Campaign for America’s Future

    Campaign for America’s Future (CAF) is an American nonprofit progressive political advocacy organization. Founded in 1996, the organization bills itself as “the strategy center for the progressive movement.” [465] The organization signed a petition supporting the Green New Deal. [466] Campaign for America’s Future advocates