The Value of an ABA Section Membership

The ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law is the link to information that matters to you!

Committee Involvement

Committee Involvement

The Section of Labor and Employment Law gives you the opportunity to participate in any of its standing committees. Committee participation allows members to pursue their specific areas of interest and puts them on the cutting edge of new labor law issues.

Continuing Legal Education

Continuing Legal Education

The Section is the leading provider of continuing legal education in the labor and employment law arena. Section members receive substantial discounts on registration fees for most of our programs, whether via the Web or in face-to-face programs.

Committee Midwinter Meetings

Committee Midwinter Meetings

Most of the Section’s Standing Committees conduct annual Midwinter Meetings. Next to our Annual Conference, the Midwinter Meetings are the Section of Labor and Employment Law’s most concentrated source of substantive content.

Publications

Publications

The Section of Labor and Employment Law provides you with publications to keep you up-to-date on changes and trends in labor and employment law. As part of your membership you receive the Section's law review, ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, published three times annually, as well as the quarterly Labor and Employment Law Newsletter.

Networking & Government Contact

Networking & Government Contact

In addition to quality information, your membership provides you with invaluable opportunities to work with the top labor and employment law attorneys both in the U.S. and abroad. The Section of Labor and Employment Law is the only labor and employment forum that regularly includes government officials, such as the members of the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other agencies in its programs and activities.

Member Service Initiatives

Member Service Initiatives

Considerable effort is devoted to the development and implementation of member programs designed to enhance your career as much as your membership experience. Resources such as the Employment Arbitrator Listing, the Law School Outreach Program, American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law and College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Annual Law Student Writing Competition, are just a few of the value-added benefits available to Section members.

Section Leadership

Follow the link to view section leadership roles as well as council members.

Join a Committee

Join a Committee

Our Committees

The Section's committees deal with emerging legal issues and are a major force behind many developments in labor and employment law. Each committee offers members the opportunity to meet and work with colleagues experienced in the committee's area of concentration and, when appropriate, with government policy makers and regulators. Committees meet in conjunction with the Annual Section Conference and most hold independent midwinter meetings each year.

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