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Directories of Labor Organizations Online
Big Labor. Com
Created by Union Communications Services, this site features extensive links to U.S. union web sites (internationals and locals), updated weekly, plus a weekly cartoon, song, quote, book, steward tip, and Today in Labor History. Interesting feature: "Info about Your Union" enables you to look up U.S. DOL LM2 (financial) reports, and to locate unions by zip code.
The Work Site
Created by Matt Witt of the American Labor Education Service, this site aims to create online communities focused on "Tools You Can Use" and "Resources and Strategy". The expanding "Tools" section includes nuts-and-bolts articles on using video, union communications, working with lawyers etc. The newsletter "World Wide Work" is a good source for new books and music on labor issues. Registration is rwequired, but there is no fee.
XPDNC Labour Directory
Excellent directory with an international perspective; useful & interesting categories such as Corporate Agenda, Labour Online, Media Outreach. Geographic and topic-oriented lists.
Directories from the Library
Directory of U.S. Labor Organizations
Call Number: REF HD 6504.A15
Extensively updated, the directory, as with previous editions, provides the most recent government data on U.S. union membership, information on approximately 30,000 union organizations, including mailing addresses and web sites for headquarters offices, and a basic overview of organized labor s structure, composition and leadership.
New Jersey Labor Unions
Call Number: SMLR REF HF5056.N4N482
Compiles information on 1047 active New Jersey unions. All listings include the union name, local unin number,if any, name of available contact, address and the unique file number for those required to file Federally.
These print directories are available in the Carey Library Reference section, and can be used there.