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Organizing a Labor Union? 3 Legal Reminders

The federal National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) governs the rights and responsibilities of unions and private employers. Generally, it doesn't cover public employees, independent contractors, and a few other groups of workers.

But many people don't realize that portions of the NLRA apply to all workers.

Though this area of law can be complex and confusing for both employers and employees, here are three quick legal reminders for workers who are organizing: