Center for Working Class Studies
The CWCS at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio, is the only center of its kind in the United States devoted to the study of working-class life and culture. The CWCS creates social spaces for civic and academic conversations on working-class life and culture and its intersections with other identities and serves as a clearinghouse for information on working-class culture, issues, and pedagogy. More than an intellectual project, the CWCS is also engaged with the broader society, providing assistance in creating a culture of organizing and education within working-class institutions and society.
Chicago labor news and union links
The Chicago Federation of Labor represents over 300 unions and 500,000 workers in Chicago. This site also features information on one the first nonprofit broadcast stations in the United States, WCFL, "The Voice of Labor."
Child Labor Coalition.
Coal Mining In Illinois
Created by the Coal City Public Library, this site documents coal mining in Northern Illinois.
Cyber Picket Line
A web directory service for the international labour movement. Includes the World Directory of Trade Unions with links to over 2000 sites worldwide.
elaws - employment laws assistance for workers and small businesses
Elaws Advisors help you understand your rights and responsibilities under the employment laws and regulations administered by the Department of Labor (DOL). Each Advisor imitates the interaction you might have with a DOL employment law expert--it asks questions and provides answers based on your responses.
Industrial Law Society (UK)
The Industrial Law Society was founded in 1967 as an organisation where both sides of industry and all those involved in employment law can meet regularly and informally to exchange views.
Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations
(ILIR) at the University of Illinois. Part of their site includes Labor In Illinois: Today.....Yesterday.
International Journal of Drug Testing
We are pleased to announce the creation of the International Journal of Drug Testing. The Journal is a multidisciplinary, refereed Journal devoted to the publication of scientific research, technical applications, policy, and other issues pertinent to the use of various biological specimens for evaluating exposure to psychoactive drugs.
IPMAAC Online: IPMA Assessment Council
The IPMA Assessment Council (IPMAAC) is the leading organization of applied personnel assessment professionals with more than 600 members actively engaged in practice, research, and training in personnel assessment to meet the needs of both public and private organizations.
LaborNet: Online Communications for a Democratic Labor Movement
LaborNet supports human rights and economic justice for workers by provideing internet services, labor news and information, internet training and website design for union and labor organizations.
NATLEX is a continuously-updated database containing references to over 55,000 national laws on labour, social security, and related human rights, and over 300 laws in full text. Records and texts in NATLEX are in either English, French, or Spanish.
SEIU Illinois--Stronger TOGETHER!
Representing more than 25,000 workers throughout the State of Illinois and Indiana, learn about the diversity of Local 73 and how our individual industries serve you and the community at large.
The Great Speckled Bird / LaborNet List of Strikes
Strikes Listed by The Great Speckled Bird and LaborNet-IGC. "The Bird" hosts the Liberal Party of the US, CopWatch and numerous joint projects with other liberal organizations.
The Illinois Labor History Society
It is the task of the Illinois Labor History Society to promote the study and appreciation of the profound contribution made by the working people of the Illinois Region to the betterment of life and liberty in a democratic society.
The Institute of Employment Rights (UK)
The Institute of Employment Rights was established in February 1989. It is an independent organisation acting as a focal point for the spread of new ideas in the field of labour law. In 1994 the Institute became a registered charity.
The Samuel Gompers Papers - A Documentary History of the American Working Class
Sponsored by the University of Maryland-College Park, the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the George Meany Memorial Archives.
The Walter P. Reuther Library
is home to the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, the Wayne State University Archives and the Douglas Fraser Center for Workplace Issues. It is located on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
United States Labor and Industrial History Audio Archive
The following recordings are drawn from audio archives throughout the world as well as from University at Albany collections. They are organized by topic and archival repository.
Official Organization of LaborNet.
Workforce: information on employment law, human resource development and human resource management.
Human resource information covering human resource legal issues, human resource benchmarks, human resource benefits, human resource development, and human resource recruiting. Includes human resource staffing for human resource professionals.
World Wide Web Virtual Library: Labour and Business History
The Labour and Business History section of the WWW Virtual Library, part of the WWW VL History Network, is maintained by the International Institute of Social History and the Netherlands Economic History Archive in Amsterdam since October 1996.