Labor Research Links

compiled by George Draffan

ENDGAME RESEARCH LINKS

Labor Research Portal from UC-Berkeley’s Institute for Research on Labor and Employment Library

 

ECONOMIC ANALYSES

Center for Economic and Policy Research

DismalScientist economic indicators and analysis

Economic Policy Institute and its Economic Analysis and Research Network

Labour Economics Gateway

UnionStats data on private and public sector labor union membership

US Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES and OUTSOURCING

Border Information and Outreach Service project of Interhemispheric Resource Center covering maquiladoras and other US-Mexico issues.

Cyber Picket Line World Trade Union Directory

Global Labor Strategies blog from Tim Costello, Brendan Smith, Jeremy Brecher, and Claudia Torrelli

Global Union Research Network
a cooperative project of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC), the Global Union Federations (GUFs), ILO's International Institute for Labour Studies (IILS), and ILO's Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV)

International Labor Rights Fund

Job Tracker from Working America tracks layoffs, health and safety, collective bargaining

Offshore Tracker by WashTech and the Communications Workers of America's TechsUnite

US Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Program tracks workers who lose jobs due to jobs exported to Canada or Mexico.

 

INTERNATIONAL UNIONS see also UNIONS

European Trade Union Confederation

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

International Labour Organization

World Confederation of Labor

World Trade Union Directory

 

NEWS

LaborNet

LabourStart

Workers Independent News

Yahoo labor and union news

 

REGULATION

US Department of Labor

US Department of Labor labor union finanical filings

US National Labor Relations Board

US Occupational Safety and Health Administration

 

SLAVERY

Products of Slavery

 

SWEATSHOPS

Campaign for Labor Rights

Global Exchange sweatshops webpage

Maquila Solidarity Network

National Labor Committee

Rugmark works to end child labor in the carpet industry through monitoring, consumer labeling, and rehabilitation and education of former carpet children in India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Sweatshop Watch

UNITE Union of Needletrades, Industrial & Textile Employees

 

TRANSPORTATION

American Association of Port Authorities

Coalition for Clean & Safe Ports

Cunningham Report

International Longshoremen’s Association

Transport Workers Union

US EPA sector profile: PORTS

 

UNIONS see also INTERNATIONAL UNIONS

AFL-CIO - links to member unions

Change To Win - links to member unions

International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA)

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC)

United Farm Workers of America (UFW)

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)

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