Labor Relations

The American Library Association (ALA) comunicates with libraries on issues relating to management and human resources and acts as an advocate for "best practices" in these areas.  Although, the American Library Association cannot provide legal counsel in the event of employment disputes, we have listed the following resources for your assistance:     


Americans with Disabilities

Dispute Resolution

Employment Discrimination

Unfair Employment Practices


If you have questions or know of other resources that should be included on this page, please contact the ALA Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR).  You may also email  Beatrice Calvin, the HRDR Program Officer for Placement & Recruitment.