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Some resources on this page are subscription databases that require a W&M ID and password for off-campus access. See Off-Campus Access to Library Resources for more information.
Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law require individual IDs and passwords for both off-campus and on-campus access.
To search for books, journals, and audiovisual materials held by William & Mary libraries, use the online catalog.
- labor and United States
- personnel management and United States
- employee rights and United States
- discrimination and employment and United States
Individual jurisdictions can be searched, e.g. employee rights and Virginia; discrimination and employment and Virginia
Library of Congress Call Numbers for Labor Law: KF 3301-3580. Browse the shelves under these call numbers to locate relevant treatises.
To search for materials from other libraries, use Worldcat.
- Cox, Paul N., Employment Discrimination, 3rd ed.
KF3464 .C69 1999
- Hazelton, Penny A., ed., Specialized Legal Research, 2014 ed.
Ref. KF240 .S64 2014 (includes a chapter on federal labor and employment law)
- Lareau, N. Peter, National Labor Relations Act: Law and Practice, 2018 ed.
- Larson, Lex K., Larson on Employment Discrimination
- Larson, Lex K., Unjust Dismissal
- Schneider, Les A. and J. Larry Stine, Wage and Hour Law Compliance & Practice 2018 Westlaw
Contains detailed indexing for over 1,200 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association and university publications, and some journals from Canada, Great Britain, and Australia/NZ. Includes full text for over 1100 journals. Coverage: 1908 - present.
Provides indexing for more than 1,200 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals, and international legal journals, including more than 200 titles in full text. Coverage: 1980 - present.
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For more information about finding law review articles, including older ones, see Locating Legal and Non-Legal Journal Articles.
Full Text Articles and Treatises
- Hein Online: Law Journal Library
- Lexis: Law Reviews and Journals
- Lexis: All Labor & Employment Law Treatises, Practice Guides & Jurisprudence
- Westlaw: Law Reviews and Journals
- Westlaw: Labor & Employment--Treatises
- Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law
- Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal
- Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal
- University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law
Topical Services & Reporters
- The Labor Law library includes case law, proposed and enacted legislation, and regulations. Selected secondary sources include journal articles (e.g., Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal) and newsletters (e.g, Bender's Labor and Employment Bulletin (2001-present)). It also contains international materials, such as treaties and other agreements dealing with labor law.
- Employment Practice area materials include statutes, regulations, cases, and secondary sources.
Includes a searchable archive of more than 80 million articles from more than 6,000 business and industry publications. Nearly all the articles are full-text.
- Business Source Complete
Full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The EEOC promotes equal opportunity in employment through administrative and judicial enforcement of the federal civil rights laws and through education and technical assistance.U.S. Department of Labor
The DOL protects workers' wages, health and safety, employment and pension rights; promotes equal employment opportunity; administering job training, unemployment insurance and workers' compensation programs; strengthens free collective bargaining and collecting, analyzes and publishes labor and economic statistics.National Labor Relations Board
The NLRB conducts secret-ballot elections to determine whether employees want union representation and investigates and remedies unfair labor practices by employers and unions.Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA establishes protective standards for workers, enforces those standards, and reaches out to employers and employees through technical assistance and consultation programs.Bureau of Labor Statistics
The BLS is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. It is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor.
ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law
Represents all perspectives of labor and employment law, management, labor, plaintiff, and public. It is committed to a balanced discussion of employment issues in the United States and abroad.Employee Benefit Research Institute
Fosters the development of sound employment benefit programs and public policy through objective research and education.Workplace Fairness
Assists individuals, both employed and unemployed, in understanding, enforcing, and expanding their rights in the workplace. Workplace Fairness provides information, facilitates access to employment advocates, litigates cases that have a potentially broad impact, and promotes public policy and legislation to advance employee rights.National Employment Lawyers Association
Assists and supports lawyers in protecting the rights of employees against the greater resources of their employers and the defense bar.