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Teaching Business and Labor History to Art & Design Students

Labor History Timeline

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the econonomy.

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)

Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)

The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes historical and current publications of electronic and print sources and direct links to the full documents.

Chinese Clothing: An Illustrated Guide

Chinese Clothing: An Illustrated Guide

Internet Archive
Several volumes of the Bulletin of Labor are available in the Internet Archive along with other publications of the U.S. Bureau of Labor and the Women's Bureau of the United States.  Search by Author (e.g., "United States Department of Labor" or "Women's Bureau") to see available titles.

U.S. FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

U.S. FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY

"The FLRA administers the labor-management relations program for 2.1 million non-Postal federal employees worldwide, approximately 1.2 million of whom are represented in 2,200 bargaining units."

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Current and historical information on labor laws, wages, benefits and reports.

National Labor Relations Board

"The NLRB is an independent federal agency enforcing the National Labor Relations Act, which guarantees the right of most private sector employees to organize, to engage in group efforts to improve their wages and working conditions, to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative, to engage in collective bargaining, and to refrain from any of these activities. It acts to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices....read more

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