Library Grant Strengthens Labor Collection
Roosevelt University Library, in partnership with DePaul University, Northeastern Illinois University, and Western Illinois University and sponsored by the Consortium of Academic & Research Libraries in Illinois, was awarded a grant from the State of Illinois. Funding was allocated for enhancing the statewide collection of books dealing with labor issues.
Roosevelt focused on the relationship between government and labor. Social policy impacts employment and labor relations in diverse ways: minimum wage, unemployment insurance, equal opportunity and affirmative action, public service employment, welfare reform, parental leave, collective bargaining regulations, etc.
A number of books were purchased for the library collection, including:
Please contact the Library reference desks for assistance in locating additional books, journal articles, and other information on this topic.