Labor & Employment Law Resources

The Law Library has a variety of labor and employment law resources available to students, faculty and the general public, these include print and electronic material.  

Useful Employment & Labor Resources Free on the Web

Association of Labor Relations Agencies (ALRA) - provides links to labor relations board across the country, US federal agencies and Canada. 

United State Bureau of Labor Statistics - Good source for Employment statistics collected by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.

National Conference of State Legislatures - Provides links to unemployment rates by state, summaries of pension fund changes in the state legislatures, & information for working families. 

Electronic Resources at the Law library

Employment Discrimination Reports (BNA online)  Coverage begins in 1996 and extends to the present.  It's updated weekly.  This database carries full-text articles, cases, and other supporting legal documents relating to equal employment opportunity.  As with all BNA newsletters, customized email delivery is available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Labor & Employment Law Library  Coverage varies for this database which is updated weekly.  Included are cases, statutes, regulations, manuals, news articles, and other material relating to United States labor and employment law.  Customized email delivery is also available to UW Law School Faculty and Academic Staff through BNA Online Email Highlights.

Wisconsin Public Employment Decisions Digest.  This online digest covers the years from 1976 to 1998.  It includes summaries of Wisconsin decisions involving the Municipal Employment Relations Act and State Employment Labor Relations Act.

Locating Books at the Law Library on Employment Law

You can locate books on employment law at the Law Library by searching the law library catalog, Madcat.  For more information on how to developed a search on Madcat, contact the Law Library Reference Desk.

Public Sector Employment: Cases and Material has published a second edition: Public Sector Employment : Cases and Materials  by Martin H. Malin, Ann C. Hodges, Joseph E. Slater for the Labor Law Group.  Call No.: KF3409 P77 G76 2011

Wisconsin Employment Law

Employment in Wisconsin : a Guide to Employment Laws, Regulations and Practices by Maynard G. Sautter. Call No.: Law Library Reserve Collection KFW 2731 S28 1997

A Guide to Wisconsin Employment Discrimination Law by Rose Ann Wasserman is located behind the circulation desk in the law library resource collection.  Call No.: KFW 2734.5 D5 W37 2009.

Case law & other legal documents on employment & labor law located in the HH&R Reading Room at the Law Library

Labor Law Reporter - Call No.: REF KF 3315 L32

Employment Coordinator  - Call No.:  REF KF 3319 E46

Employment Practices - Call No.: REF 3464 A6 E48

Labor Relations Reference Manual - Call No.: REF KF 3365 L325

Submitted by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian on March 4, 2011

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