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Summary of Federal Laws

Employment

Miscellaneous Employment Laws

The Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959

29 U.S.C. § 401 et seq.

This Act establishes a set of rights for union members that includes the right to vote, attend meetings, meet and assemble with other members, and freely express views and opinions. The Act also requires all labor unions to adopt a constitution and by-laws and contains certain reporting requirements for labor organizations, their officers and employees.






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