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  External Links to Government Websites

Federal Labor Relations Authority - An independent agency that administers the labor-management relations program for federal employees world-wide; promotes stable and constructive labor-management relations that contribute to effective and efficient government.

National Mediation Board - An independent agency that performs a central role in facilitating harmonious labor-management relations in the railroad and airline industries.

National Labor Relations Board - Administers the National Labor Relations Act, the primary law governing relations between unions and employers in the private sector.

Merit Systems Protections Board - An independent quasi-judicial agency established to protect federal merit systems against partisan political and other prohibited personnel practices and to ensure adequate protection for employees against abuses by agency management.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Enforces federal EEO laws.

Department of Labor - Links to labor-related federal and state resources.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor - Work stoppage information.

Bureau of International Labor Affairs, Department of Labor - Conducts research on and formulates international economic, trade, immigration, and labor policies in collaboration with other U.S. government agencies; provides international technical assistance in support of U.S. foreign labor policy objectives.

Interagency ADR Working Group, Department of Justice  - Lists resources to assist government employees and private citizens who use ADR in federal disputes, and to support federal agencies in developing ADR programs.

Community Relations Service, Department of Justice - Dedicated to assisting state and local government, private and public organizations and community groups with preventing and resolving racial and ethnic tensions, incidents and civil disorders and in restoring racial stability and harmony.

Federal Executive Boards - Established to improve coordination among federal activities and programs outside Washington.

Office of Special Counsel - An independent federal investigative and prosecutorial agency that safeguards the merit system by protecting federal employees and applicants from prohibited personnel practices, especially reprisal for whistleblowing. - Federal government websites (formerly