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Employment Law

A guide to help researchers begin finding primary law and secondary sources on employment and labor law

Getting Started

This is intended to provide a general gateway to Employment Law research. This page is a modest tip of the taxonomic iceberg in this vast doctrinal area to point you to a few resources to get you started.

If you are stuck on where to begin, this is a list of topics that may help you.

  • Affirmative Action
  • Discrimination (Age, Race, Gender, Religion, Pregnancy)
  • Accomodations
  • Pensions
  • Accessibility
  • Back Pay
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Disability
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Implied Contract
  • Non-compete Clauses
  • Severence
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Employee Privacy
  • Drug Testing
  • Background Checks
  • Immigration
  • Alien Eligibility
  • Recognitional Picketing
  • Bottom Line Defense
  • Injunctive Remedies
  • Retaliation
  • Minimum Wage
  • Domestic Partnerships and Benefits
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Because there is so much development in Employment Law, Westlaw and Lexis both have practice area pages that contains statutes, regulations, cases and secondary materials dealing with this topic. Those are linked below

Last Updated July 16, 2021