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Labor Law

  • By: Julia Tomassetti
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

This entry provides an overview of U.S. labor law, the body of law determining the obligations and rights of capital owners and workers in paid work relations. The entry first surveys the historical development of labor law and its purposes. It ...

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