Transfer of Collective Bargaining Agreements File to Employment Standards Administration

As a result of Secretary's Order 4–2007, issued in May 2007, the authority for maintaining the Department of Labor's collective bargaining agreements file has been transferred to the Employment Standards Administration (ESA). The Bureau of Labor Statistics had been responsible for maintaining this file since 1947.

Inquiries about the collective bargaining agreements file can be directed to ESA at 

U.S. Department of Labor
Office of Labor-Management Standards
Room N-1519
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20210

Phone: 202-693-0124


The entire hard-copy file of collective bargaining agreements is now at ESA and the agreements are available from their website in PDF format at

NOTE: The Bureau of Labor Statistics continues to collect and publish information on work stoppages. See the Work Stoppages Program homepage at


Last Modified Date: July 19, 2008