A labor union is an organization of employees that is created for the purpose of dealing with employers concerning employee-employer relations. Labor unions have a significant impact on employees, businesses, and even the political system. Knowing about what labor unions are and their history will help you understand them and the actions they take in the business and political world. This is FindLaw's collection of Union articles, part of the Human Resources section of the Corporate Counsel Center. Law articles in this archive are predominantly written by lawyers for a professional audience seeking business solutions to legal issues. Start your free research with FindLaw.