Labor Union Law and Regulation, With 2015 Cumulative Supplement

This treatise, authored by experts in the field, covers laws and regulations that affect unions, members, and other represented employees, and includes in-depth discussion of the Landrum-Griffin Act (LMRDA).

William W. Osborne, Jr.


Main Volume Information

Fill the void in the complex area of labor union law with the only book of this magnitude covering laws and regulations affecting the union, its members, and other represented employees. Labor Union Law and Regulation organizes and clarifies the widely varying laws and regulations governing labor unions. This exhaustive treatise, written by recognized experts in the field, covers all the significant aspects of labor union laws and regulations, including in-depth discussions of the Landrum-Griffin Act (LMRDA).

Labor Union Law and Regulation differs from the traditional approach to labor union law that organizes the subject by statutes and, instead, arranges chapters to address the various federal and state regulations by reference to a particular subject or function of operation. This approach facilitates a clearer, more practical understanding of this complex area of the law and the interaction of its various requirements. The authors of this reference are all seasoned practitioners who provide incisive analysis and valuable guidance as they explore every facet of labor union law. 

Supplement Information

The 2015 Cumulative Supplement to Labor Union Law and Regulation addresses new developments in the law applicable to union governance including:

  • New developments under the LMRDA regarding the use of electronic mail in internal union elections
  • Presentation of the critically important issues of union security law in the public sector under Abood v. Detroit Board of Education in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decisions in Knox v. Service Employees Local 1000 and Harris v. Quinn and in anticipation of its consideration of the issues in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Ass'n  
  • NLRB case law regarding the Union’s obligation to monitor its Facebook page
  • Section 301 preemption issues arising from disputes under the AFL-CIO Constitution.



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