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Departments of Labor (State Offices)
This website directs researchers to state-specific Departments of Labor.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Contains resources concerning the area of unlawful employment discrimination, including resources on legislation and statistical information.
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website contains information concerning recent legislation, news resources, and MIOSHA information.
National Labor Relations Board
The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employees' rights to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The agency also acts to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices committed by private sector employers and unions. (From the NLRB website).
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
"With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance." (From OSHA's website).
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Congress set up PBGC to insure the defined-benefit pensions of working Americans. This website contains information regarding those pensions, and includes a practitioner-specific section on the website.
US Department of Labor
Website contains a lot of information related to the nation's working world, including legislation, news resources, and other publications.
Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)
A great resource for researchers looking into issues dealing with the employment and training of our nation's veterans.