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Employment Law & Discrimination

This research guide focuses on federal and Texas employment law and discrimination, with some labor law resources covered in passing.

Newsletters

Listed below are different legal news sources with a focus on employment law that, between them, report on developments in all three branches of government--judicial, executive, and legislative. For those that are online, each resource is searchable and offers varying features for receiving updates of new content.

General:

  • ABA's Labor & Employment Law: Online and KF 325.15 A41
  • Bender's Labor & Employment Bulletin: Lexis (login required)
  • Bloomberg BNA Premier: email updates available that often contain links to original documents in PDF. (Also available via Bloomberg Law.)
    • Construction Labor Report
    • Daily Labor Report
    • Employment Discrimination Report: includes reporting on settlements and consent decrees.
    • Employment Discrimination Verdicts and Settlements
    • Government Employee Relations Report
    • Human Resources Report
    • Labor Relations Week
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Affirmative Action Compliance Newsletter
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Analysis/News & Background
      • Also available in print as part of BNA's Labor Relations Reporter: KF 3365 L32 (Tarlton receives only Analysis/News & Background Information issues.)
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Arbitration Decisions
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Collective Bargaining Newsletter
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Disabilities Cases
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Disabilities Newsletter
      • Includes coverage of settlements, with links to consent decrees occasionally in pdf; opinion letters, with links to pdf or html on EEOC website; notices of lawsuits recently filed in federal court, with links to complaints in pdf.
    • L&E Resource Ctr: EEO Compliance Newsletter
      • Includes coverage of settlements, with links to consent decrees often in pdf; opinion letters, with links to pdf or html on EEOC website; notices of lawsuits recently filed in federal court, with links to complaints in pdf. 
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Fair Employment Cases
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Individual Employment Rights Cases
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Labor Cases
    • L&E Resource Ctr: NLRB [National Labor Relations Board] Decisions
    • L&E Resource Ctr: Wages, Hours, & Leave Cases
    • Labor Relations Week
    • Workplace Immigration Report
    • Workplace Law Report
  • EEOC Newsroom:
    • From the EEOC; can follow via RSS
    • includes press releases on such EEOC actions as settlements and lawsuits filed in federal court.
  • Employment Alert: Westlaw(login required)
  • Employment Law: Mealey's Litigation Report: Lexis (login required)
  • Politico Morning Shift: Online only (can subscribe to daily email)
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Arbitrators: Online (1948-2009) and KF 3417.3 N3
  • WESTLAW Topical Highlights - Labor & Employment (login required)

Texas:

  • State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment Law Section Newsletter: KFT 1531 A15 S72
  • Texas Employment Law Letter: Lexis (login required)

Selected Blogs

Featured Resource: Workplace Prof Blog

Live feed from the Workplace Prof Blog, an academic blog on employment law.

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Listservs for Law Professors

A list from Workplace Prof Blog, as of 2009:

  • ADR/Arbitration: aals-adr-l / aals-adr-l@po.missouri.edu / John Lande (landej@missouri.edu)
  • Disability Law: aalsdisabilitylaw / aalsdisabilitylaw@law.emory.edu / Ani Satz  (asatz@emory.edu)
  • Employee Benefits: benefitsprof-l / benefitsprof-l@jmls.edu / Barry Kozak  (6kozak@jmls.edu)
  • Employment Discrimination Law: empdiscr / empdiscr@lists.marquettelaw.org / Paul Secunda (paul.secunda@mu.edu)
  • Work Law: worklaw / worklaw@chicagokent.kentlaw.edu / Marty Malin (mmalin@kentlaw.edu)