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Labor Day

Posted by Library Blog on 08/29/2013 at 10:34 AM

Labor Day, celebrated yearly for more than a century, is more than just a holiday marking the end of summer.  It celebrates the achievements of the American worker.  The History Channel and the U.S. Department of Labor are great sources for information about the history of the holiday and the labor movement in the United States.

If you are interested in a career in labor or employment law, you might want to read Labor and Employment Law: A Career Guide by Harvard Law School or the Vault Guide to Labor & Employment Law (Career, KF299 .L3 G78 2003).  You might even consider applying for Law Student Union Summer 2014, a ten-week internship with an AFL-CIO affiliated union.

To find a blog to follow on the topic, go to the ABA Blawg Directory.  There you will find links to blogs authored by law professors and practicing attorneys.

To keep current on labor and employment law, sign-up for email alerts to the Bloomberg BNA Labor and Employment Law Resource Center.   Learn about the latest cases and hot topics and get insight into the important issues from practitioners who are experts in the field.

You can learn a thing or two about labor and employment law by watching a movie!  The American Bar Association Section of Litigation article “What I Learned at the Movies” describes the lessons the author learned about American labor and employment law from watching such films as North Country, Norma Rae, Philadelphia, Disclosure, and Office Space.