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Resources for Local Leaders

An index of work-related internet resources from Cornell University and Human Resources Executive magazine.

Collective Bargaining and Arbitration
An overview of collective bargaining chock full of resources and reference materials.

National Compensation Survey
A new Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) survey of salaries, wages and benefits.

Employee Benefits Survey
Soon to be a part of the National Compensation Survey (above) this BLS survey covers the details of benefit plans covering private and public sector employees.

George Meany Center
Labor's own college: "A national center that provides continuous labor education for all union activists."

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Research Your Company

Company Research and the WWW: A guide for union activists
AFSCME's guide to researching companies online, with links to sources of company profiles, news and legal materials.

The Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval system of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) makes available the financial statements and documents filed by publicly-held compnies.

Executive PayWatch
A web site listing the pay and benefits of S&P 500 CEOs.

Corporate Watch
An online magazine and resource center providing tools to investigate and analyze corporate activity.

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Health and Safety

The official site of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration — includes publications, ergonomic information, statistics and inspection data.

OSHA Standards
A searchable index of OSHA standards.

OSHA Company Inspection Data
Find out your company's OSHA inspection history, including a listing of violations and fines.

A private company that offers searches of OSHA's compliance data.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's web site.

NIOSH Chemical Hazard Information
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's online "Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards."
The web site of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

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Political Action

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Receive regular news about the UNION and action alerts about specific campaigns and legislation.

Register to Vote: Voter registration materials and online resources.

Electronic Activist
An excellent resource for locating your elected officials and for learning how to start up political activity in your area.

THOMAS: Congressional and Senate voting records:
Search online for Congressional bills and view the Congressional record.

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Government Resources

Social Security Administration
News and history of the social security program — the site even has a tool to help visitors estimate how much their social security benefit will be.

Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp.
From the agency that protects working people's pension money, this site lists people who are due pension dollars that the PBGC can't find.
Looking for information on a certain law? Look no further — head to

Employment and Training Administration
Find out about unemployment, job re-training, apprenticeship opportunites and more.

President's Commission on Employment of People with Disabilities
A site promoting equal work opportunities for workers with disabilities.

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Labor On-Line Publications

Latest news about labor issues from around the world — includes radio and TV broadcasts, book reviews, resources for union members, and the labor web site of the week.

New Work News
Up-to-date news about working — from the labor market to lawsuits to union activities.

Labor Beat
Progressive communications on labor and social issues from the Chicago-based Committee for Labor Access.

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