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  1. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order 13522 of December 9, 2009 creating Labour-Management Forums to Improve Delivery of Government Services. - Order on-line

    Adoption: 2009-12-09 | USA-2009-R-83463

    Creates the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations to allow for managers, employees and trade unions to discuss Government operations and promote labour relations, in complement to the existing collective bargaining process.

  2. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Intepretation of the "Advice" Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labour-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.

    Adoption: 2001-04-06 | Date of entry into force: 2001-04-11 | USA-2001-M-59111

    Rescinds revision of interpretation of the "advice" exemption under section 203(c) of the Labour-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 introduced in January 2001. The revised interpretation will thus not be applied.

  3. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees (Executive Order 13201).

    Adoption: 2001-02-17 | USA-2001-M-58998

    Makes provision for obligation of Government contractors to inform employees about their rights concerning payment of union dues and fees.

  4. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Preservation of Open Competition and Government Neutrality Towards Government Contractors' Labour Relations on Federal and Federally Funded Construction Projects (Executive Order 13202).

    Adoption: 2001-02-17 | USA-2001-M-58999

    Provides that any executive agency awarding any construction contract, or committing funds pursuant to such a contract, shall ensure that neither the awarding Government authority nor any construction manager acting on behalf of the Government shall, in its bid specifications, require or prohibit bidders, offerors, contractors or subcontractors to enter into agreements with one or more labour organisations on the same or related construction projects. Also prohibits discrimination on this basis.

  5. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Revocation of Executive Order and Presidential Memorandum Concerning Labour-Management Partnerships (Executive Order 13202).

    Adoption: 2001-02-17 | USA-2001-M-59000

    Revokes Executive Order 12871 of 1 October 1993 and Presidential Memorandum of 28 October 1999 concerning labour-management partnerships.

  6. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Personnel Appeals Board; Procedural Rules. Final Rules (4 CFR Part 28).

    Adoption: 2000-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2000-12-21 | USA-2000-R-58787

    Permits charging parties to bring their cases directly to the Board after the passage of 180 days from the filing of the charge, if the Board's General Counsel has not yet completed the investigation of the charge and issued a Right to Appeal letter. Offers employees an option for expedited processing, and conforms Board procedures with those of other agencies that hear employment-related appeals.

  7. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Use of Settlement Judges in Longshore and Related Proceedings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges Rule (29 CFR Part 18).

    Adoption: 1999-08-27 | USA-1999-R-54888

    Includes cases arising pursuant to the Longshore and Harbour Workers' Compensation Act and related statutes for proceedings in which settlement judges are available before the Office of Administrative Law Judges.

  8. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Negotiability Proceedings Rule (5 CFR Part 2424).

    Adoption: 1998-11-25 | Date of entry into force: 1999-04-01 | USA-1998-R-51499

    Revisions of regulations concerning negotiability proceedings made by the Chair and Members of the Authority component of the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

  9. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Unfair Labour Practices Proceedings Rule (5 CFR Part 2423).

    Adoption: 1998-11-24 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | USA-1998-R-51496

    Promulgated by the Federal Labor Relations Authority, revises regulations regarding the prevention, resolution, and investigation of unfair labour practice disputes. Applies to any charge pending or filed after 1 January 1999.

  10. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Unfair Labor Practice Proceedings: Miscellaneous and General Requirements Rule (5 CFR Parts 2423 and 2429).

    Adoption: 1997-07-25 | Date of entry into force: 1997-10-01 | USA-1997-R-47387

    Amends the ULP proceedings so as to facilitate dispute resolution, clarify certain matters, and provide more flexibility to participants in the ULP process.

  11. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Modifications to Role of National Labor Relations Board's Administrative Law Judges Including: Assignment of Administrative Law Judges as Settlement Judges; Discretion of Administrative Law Judges to Dispense with Briefs, to Hear Oral Argument in Lieu of Briefs, and to Issue Bench Decisions Rule (29 CFR Part 102).

    Adoption: 1996-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 1996-03-01 | USA-1996-R-43342

    Issued by National Labor Relations Board to permanently implement its modification of rules authorizing the use of settlement judges and providing administrative law judges with the discretion to dispense with briefs, hear oral arguments in lieu of briefs, and issue bench decisions.

  12. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Eligibility Requirements for Candidacy for Union Office Rule (29 CFR Part 452).

    Adoption: 1995-11-07 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-14 | USA-1995-R-42586

    Amends Office of Labour-Management Standards regulations on labour organization officer elections, making reference to a ruling by the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the reasonableness of meeting attendance requirements set by labour organizations for eligibility for union office.

  13. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Representative Payment Rule (20 CFR Part 266)

    Adoption: 1994-01-21 | Date of entry into force: 1994-01-28 | USA-1994-R-36249

    Part 266 is revised by the Railroad Retirement Board to provide more detailed guidelines regarding the selection, payment, responsibilities, and monitoring of representative payees.

  14. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Organisation Annual Financial Reports Rule (29 CFR Part 402)

    Adoption: 1993-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 1994-12-31 | USA-1993-R-35608

    Revises the regulations pertaining to the filing by labour organisations of annual financial reports required by the Labour-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and revises the annual financial reporting forms which are prescribed by the Secretary to implement the LMRDA reporting requirements incorporated by reference in the applicable regulations.

  15. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Organisation Annual Financial Reports and Abbreviated Annual Financial Reports For Small Labour Organisations Rule. (29 CFR Parts 402 and 403)

    Adoption: 1993-05-07 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-31 | USA-1993-R-33447

    Postpones the effective date of revisions to the regulations pertaining to the filing, by labour organisations, of annual financial reports required by the Labour-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, as amended.

  16. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Obligation of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors; Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees Rule (29 CFR Part 470)

    Adoption: 1993-03-15 | Date of entry into force: 1993-03-22 | USA-1993-R-33026

    Removes the Regulations found at 29 CFR Part 470 requiring government contractors and subcontractors to post notices informing their employees that under federal law they could not be required to join a union or maintain membership in a union to retain their jobs.

  17. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Obligation of Federal Contractors and Subcontractors; Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees Rule (29 CFR Part 470)

    Adoption: 1992-10-29 | Date of entry into force: 1992-12-02 | USA-1992-R-31771

    Requires Government contractors and subcontractors to post notices informing their employees that under federal law they cannot be required to join a union or maintain membership in a union to retain their jobs, and employees who choose not to be union members may object to the use of compulsory union dues and fees collected pursuant to a lawful union-security agreement for activities other than collective bargaining, contract administration and grievance adjustment and may be entitled to a refund and an appropriate reduction in future payments.

  18. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labor Organisation Annual Financial Reports Rule (29 CFR Parts 402 and 403)

    Adoption: 1992-10-28 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-31 | USA-1992-R-31777

    Revises the regulations pertaining to filing by labour organisations of annual financial reports required by the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, as amended, in respect of the attribution and reporting of expenditures, annual financial reports (cash or accrual basis permitted), clarification of reporting requirements, and related matters.

  19. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Abbreviated Annual Financial Reports for Small Labor Organisations Rule (29 CFR Part 403)

    Adoption: 1992-10-28 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-31 | USA-1992-R-31778

    Provides for abbreviated reports for trade unions with annual receipts of less than $10,000.

  20. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees (No. 12800)

    Adoption: 1992-04-13 | USA-1992-M-33036

    Provides that government contractors are required to post notices informing their employees that they cannot be required to join a union or maintain membership in a union to retain their jobs.

  21. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Labour Relations Board Procedural Rules (29 CFR Part 102)

    Adoption: 1992-01-29 | Date of entry into force: 1992-02-04 | USA-1992-R-27701

    These Rules made by the National Labour Relations Board incorporate in 29 CFR Part 102 an appendix setting forth the official starting and closing times of its various offices.

  22. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Department of Veterans Affairs Health-Care Act of 1991. Public Law 102-40 (H.R. 598) (38 U.S.C.).

    Adoption: 1991-05-07 | USA-1991-L-22581

    Amends Title 38 of the United States Code to improve the capability of the Department of Veterans Affairs to recruit and retain physicians and dentists through increases in special pay authorities, to authorise collective bargaining over conditions of employment for health-care employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs and for other purposes. In particular, special provisions are made for nursing personnel (increases in rates of basic pay, recruitment and retention bonus pay, etc.) and a new Subchapter III, entitled Patient Rights, is inserted in Chapter 73 (Title 38) to provide for confidentiality of certain medical records and non-discrimination against alcohol and drug abusers and persons infected with HIV.

  23. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Terephthalic Acid; Toxic Chemical Release Reporting; Community Right-to-Know Rule (40 CFR Part 372)

    Adoption: 1990-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 1991-01-09 | USA-1990-R-22429

    Delisting by the Environmental Protection Agency of terephthalic acid from the list of toxic chemicals under section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, thereby relieving facilities of their obligation to report releases of terephthalic acid that occurred during the 1990 calender year.

  24. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Negotiated Rulemaking Act of 1990. Public Law 101-648 (S.303).

    Adoption: 1990-11-29 | USA-1990-L-22059

    Establishes a framework for the conduct of negotiated rulemaking by Federal agencies, one of the findings listed in section 2 being that "negotiated rulemaking can increase the acceptability and improve the substance of rules, making it less likely that the affected parties will resist enforcement or challenge such rules in court." A new subchapter IV, entitled negotiated rulemaking procedure, is added at the end of Title 5, Chapter 5 of the United States Code, accordingly.

  25. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Administrative Dispute Resolution. Public Law 101-552 (H.R. 2497).

    Adoption: 1990-11-15 | USA-1990-L-22339

    Authorization and encouragement of Federal agencies to use mediation, conciliation, arbitration, and other techniques for the prompt and informal resolution of disputes, and for other purposes.

  26. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Freedom of Information Act Rules (3 CFR Part 101)

    Adoption: 1990-10-31 | Date of entry into force: 1990-12-03 | USA-1990-R-22326

    This final rule concerning freedom of information updates the information contained in this part in order to make it consistent with legislative and executive action promulgated since 1973.

  27. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board; Disclosure of Records Rule (5 CFR Part 1631)

    Adoption: 1990-09-06 | Date of entry into force: 1990-10-09 | USA-1990-R-22333

    Regulations implementing the public information provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, and providing procedures for access to information and records under other authorities.

  28. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Practices and Procedures Rule (5 CFR Part 1201)

    Adoption: 1989-12-26 | Date of entry into force: 1989-12-29 | USA-1989-R-9230

    Amendments to the Merit System Protection Board's interim rules of practice and procedure. These rules also implements the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (Public Law 101-12).

  29. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1989. Public Law 101-157 (H.R. 2710).

    Adoption: 1989-11-17 | Date of entry into force: 1990-04-01 | USA-1989-L-9220

    Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 in respect of the minimum wage, the definition of "Enterprise engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce", certain technical and conforming matters, and provisions relating to special industry committees in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and American Samoa. Section 6 makes amendments in relation to the training wage, limitation on work hours, and enforcement provisions. Section 7 amends the maximum hour exemption for employees receiving medical education.

  30. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Major Fraud Act Amendments of 1989. Public Law 101-123 (S. 248).

    Adoption: 1989-10-23 | USA-1989-L-9452

    Amends title 18 of the United States Code to provide increased penalties for certain major frauds against the United Statesection Section 1031 of title 18 is amended by the insertion of section 1(g) which authorises the Attorney General to make payments to persons who furnish information relating to a possible prosecution under section 1031 (reward for whistleblowers).

  31. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    General Administration; Miscellaneous Rules (20 CFR Parts 200 and 262)

    Adoption: 1989-10-10 | Date of entry into force: 1989-10-20 | USA-1989-R-9422

    Amendments to Parts 200 and 262 of the Railroad Retirement Board's Regulations to consolidate certain administrative procedures relating to the disclosure of information.

  32. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Procedural Rules (29 CFR Part 102)

    Adoption: 1989-09-14 | Date of entry into force: 1989-10-16 | USA-1989-R-8528

    Revisions to rules governing summary judgment procedures of the National Labor Relations Board.

  33. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mixture of: 1, 3 Benzenediamine, 2-Methyl-4, 6-Bis (Methylthio) - and 1, 3-Benzenediamine, 4-Methyl-2, 6-Bis (Methylthio); Significant New Uses Rule (40 CFR Part 721)

    Adoption: 1989-08-24 | Date of entry into force: 1989-12-01 | USA-1989-R-8527

    The Environmental Protection Agency is promulgating a significant new use rule for this toxic substance on the belief that it may be hazardous to human health and that the uses described in this rule may result in significant human exposure. Requires certain persons who intend to manufacture, import or process this substance for a significant new use to notify the EPA at least 90 days before commencing that activity.

  34. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment of Workers With Disabilities Under Special Certificates Rule (29 CFR Parts 524, 525 and 529)

    Adoption: 1989-08-04 | Date of entry into force: 1989-09-11 | USA-1989-R-9420

    Regulations governing the employment of individuals with disabilities at special minimum wages under section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (LS 1966-USA 1).

  35. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merit Systems Protection Board (5 CFR 1201-1206)

    Adoption: 1989-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 1989-07-09 | USA-1989-R-8170

    Revisions intended to clarify the practices and procedures of the Merit Systems Protection Board, in order to facilitate their being made comprehensible to persons who are not practitioners in public administration or law, and to implement the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (Public Law 101-12).
    Sec. 1201. Appointment of members of the Merit Systems Protection Board.
    Sec. 1202. Term of office; filling vacancies; removal.
    Sec. 1203. Chairman; Vice Chairman.
    Sec. 1204. Powers and functions of the Merit Systems Protection Board.
    Sec. 1205. Transmittal of information to Congress.
    Sec. 1206. Annual report.

  36. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Practices and Procedures for Appeals of Personnel Actions Allegedly Based on Whistleblowing and Requests for Stays of Personnel Actions in Such Cases Rule (5 CFR Part 1209)

    Adoption: 1989-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 1989-07-09 | USA-1989-R-8171

    These amendments of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board add a new Part to implement the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989.

  37. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    South Africa and Fair Labor Standards Rule (22 CFR Parts 60 to 65)

    Adoption: 1989-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 1989-08-02 | USA-1989-R-8999

    Technical amendments to the Regulations implementing the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986.

  38. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989. Public Law 101-12 (S.20).

    Adoption: 1989-04-10 | USA-1989-L-7593

    Amends title 5, United States Code, to strengthen the protections available to federal employees against prohibited personnel practices, including dismissal, when they have made disclosures which would assist the public to eliminate of fraud, waste, abuse and unneccessary government expenditures. The Act allows such employees, termed "whistleblowers," to appeal their own cases to the Merit Systems Protection Board if Special Counsel refuses to do so.

  39. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order Concerning Exclusions from the Federal Labor Management Relations Program (No. 12666)

    Adoption: 1989-01-12 | USA-1989-R-7577

    Amends Executive Order No.12171 to exclude certain employees of the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation from the Federal Labor-Management Relations Program. States that chapter 71 of title 5 of the US Code cannot be applied to these administrative organs in a manner consistent with national security requirements and considerations.

  40. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Implementation of Section 405 of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 Rule (29 CFR Part 1978)

    Adoption: 1988-11-17 | Date of entry into force: 1988-12-27 | USA-1988-R-7582

    Implements section 405 of the above-cited Act, which provides protection to employees in the trucking industry from discrimination in conjunction with freedom of association because of activity related to commercial motor vehicle safety and health mattersection

  41. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records Rule (29 CFR Part 1910)

    Adoption: 1988-09-20 | Date of entry into force: 1988-11-28 | USA-1988-R-6801

    These Regulations provide for access by employees, their designated representatives and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to employer-maintained medical records and records of exposure which are relevant to monitoring employee exposure to toxic substances and harmful physical agents. In the absence of employees' consent, union representatives are required to show an occupational health need to see employee exposure records. First aid records and records of short-time employees are exempted from the records retention requirement. Protection for employer trade secrets is made to conform to the provisions of the standard on hazard communication (ISN 4097).

  42. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act. Public Law 100-418 (H.R. 3).

    Adoption: 1988-08-23 | USA-1988-L-7253

    Amends the legislation on trade and related matters by, inter alia, requiring the United States Trade Representative to retaliate against certain trade practices by raising tariffs on the offending country's goods. The definition of unreasonable practices subject to retaliation has been expanded to include a persistent pattern of violating internationally accepted workers' rights. A new procedure (described as a "super 301 procedure") has been established for examining allegations of such practices (Title I, Subtitle C, Part 1). Title III, Subtitle B enacts the International Debt Management Act of 1988. In addition, the principal Act extends the eligility of workers displaced from their jobs on account of imports to receive retraining assistance under the Trade Adjustment Act of 1974 (Title I, Subtitle D, Part 3). This training has been transformed into an entitlement programme no longer necessitating annual funding. The new legislation also sets up a trial project to pay a supplemental allowance to workers who take new jobs that pay less than their previous posts. Finally, in Title VI, Subtitle D of this Act, it contains the Economic Dislocation and Worker Adjustment Assistance Act, which amends Title III of the Job Training Partnership Act (LS 1982-USA 1). The present Act also includes a number of measures to promote education, including literacy and vocational training.

  43. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Economic Dislocation and Worker Adjustment Assistance Act. Public Law 100-418 (H.R. 3).

    Adoption: 1988-08-23 | USA-1988-L-7254

    Amends Title III of the Job Training Partnership Act (LS 1982-USA 1) by replacing the definition of "dislocated workers" and providing new financing arrangements in conjunction with the statesection Calls for maintaining data on failed farms and ranchesection Requires, in section 6306, the Secretary of Labor to conduct a biennial study on the extent to which countries recognise and enforce, and producers fail to comply with, internationally recognised worker rights (as further defined therein).

  44. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Retiree Benefits Bankruptcy Protection Act of 1988. Public Law 100-334 (H.R. 2969).

    Adoption: 1988-06-16 | USA-1988-L-6776

    Provides that a company which has petitioned for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code shall continue to pay retiree benefits pursuant to a policy of life, health or disability insurance. If representatives of the beneficiaries agree to modifications in benefits during the pendency of a bankruptcy petition, they may be made. Where the representative and the bankrupt company cannot reach agreement, the presiding judge may decide. A labour organisation shall, unless it opts not to, represent persons receiving benefits negotiated under a collective agreement.

  45. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazard Communication Rule (29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1926 and 1928)

    Adoption: 1987-08-19 | Date of entry into force: 1988-09-23 | USA-1987-R-4097

    Extends the scope of application of the Hazard Communication Standard (20 CFR Part 1910.1200, published in the Federal Register of 25 Nov. 1983, p. 53280 et seq.), issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, to non-manufacturing employers (e.g. in shipyard employment, longshoring, construction, agriculture). Henceforth both manufacturing and non-manufacturing employers are required to establish hazard communication programmes to transmit information on the hazards of chemicals to their employees by means of labels on containers, safety data sheets showing the composition of materials and training programmes.

  46. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Time Periods for Responding to Board Action; Revision of Statements of Procedure Rule (29 CFR Part 101)

    Adoption: 1987-06-23 | USA-1987-R-3876

    Procedures before the National Labour Relations Board in relation to unfair labour practice charges, trade union representation and definition of bargaining units, inter alia.

  47. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Processing of Cases; Exceptions to Arbitration Awards Rule (5 CFR 2425 and 2429)

    Adoption: 1986-12-17 | USA-1986-R-3326

    In particular, these amendments issued by the Federal Labor Relations Authority revoke section 2429.8 of the rules and regulations pertaining to the filing of requests for stays of arbitration awards in cases involving government employeesection

  48. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Programs Rule (40 CFR Part 300)

    Adoption: 1986-11-12 | USA-1986-R-3155

    Contains an extensive list of substances designated as extremely hazardous.

  49. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Higher Education Amendments of 1986. Public Law 99-498 (S. 1965).

    Adoption: 1986-10-17 | USA-1986-L-3149

    Miscellaneous amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965, in particular regarding teacher training and development (Title V), special programmes for students whose families are engaged in migrant and seasonal farm work, child care services for disadvantaged students and work-study programmes. Title IX, "Partnerships for Economic Development and Urban Community Service", aims at encouraging the involvement of postsecondary educational institutions with units of government, labour unions, business, industry and community organisations in order to expand employment opportunities, inter alia.

  50. United States of America - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986. Public Law 99-440 (H.R. 4868).

    Adoption: 1986-10-02 | USA-1986-L-2878

    Prohibits loans to, other investments in, and certain other activities with respect to, South Africa. It sets forth United States policy and future policy with respect to ending apartheid (Titles I and V), and calls for measures to assist victims of apartheid (Title II) and measures to undermine apartheid (Titles III and IV). Inter alia, the Act sets forth a Code of Conduct which any US national employing 25 employees or more in South Africa must follow. The Code calls in particular for desegregating places of employment, providing equal employment opportunity for all employees without regard to race or ethnic origin, establishing minimum wages and non-racial pay systems, and recognising the right of all employees to form, join and assist labour organisations (section 208). The Act also appropriates up to $3 million in each fiscal year for training programmes for South African trade unionists (section 551(a)).

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