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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.

EEOC: Selected Primary Materials

An independent federal agency that promotes equal opportunity in employment through administrative and judicial enforcement of the federal civil rights laws. The following is a list of selected resources from the EEOC website:

Selected Databases of Agency Materials

Department of Labor & Employment News Releases (FLB-NR): Westlaw (login required)

EEOC:

FMLA:

Wage and Hour:

Dept. of Labor: Selected Primary Materials

The DOL administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws, affecting both labor (unions) and employment. The following is a list of selected resources from the DOL website:

DOJ Civil Rights Division Employment Law Section

The Section enforces against state and local government employers federal laws prohibiting employment practices that discriminate on grounds of race, sex, religion, and national origin.

It also enforces against state and local government employers and private employers the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994.