Laws of Particular Applicability to an Industry


  • Worker Protections in Agriculture – Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
  • Child Labor Protections (Agricultural Work) – Fair Labor Standards Act – Child Labor Provisions
  • Temporary Agricultural Workers (H-2A Visas) – Immigration and Nationality Act – H-2A


  • Prevailing Wages in Construction Contracts – Davis-Bacon and Related Acts
  • Hours and Safety Standards in Construction Contracts – Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act
  • Prohibition Against “Kickbacks” in Federally Funded Construction – Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act
  • Employment Non-Discrimination and Equal Opportunity in Construction Contracts – Executive Order 11246 – Construction Contracts


  • Mine Safety and Health – Mine Safety and Health Act
  • Black Lung Compensation – Black Lung Benefits Act


  • Airlines – Railway Labor Act of 1926
  • Railroad – Railway Labor Act of 1926
  • Maritime -Merchant Marine Act of 1920