22.1 Are there other specific regulatory agencies that govern this company (such as the NRC in the nuclear industry or health care regulations in hospitals and nursing homes)?
22.2 List any incidents or violations.
22.3 List any legal actions taken or pending against the company.
22.4 List any NLRB charges or findings.
Use industry publications to identify if there are regulatory agencies that govern your target employers. Workers may also know about specific regulators. A general news search may also provide insights.
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) develop many industry standards in the U.S.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) maintains a database where you can investigate recent NLRB activity. It is a free site but you must first register. You can search by company to identify if there has been recent NLRB activity at your firm.
The Stanford Law School’s Securities Class Action Clearing House provides a variety of information on firms gathered under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.
Good Jobs First’s Violation Tracker may provide information on a company’s environmental violations and their COVID Stimulus Watch provides detailed information on which firms received COVID-19 subsidies.
UMass Resources (For UMass students only)
Westlaw provides access to an extensive collection of cases, statues, court rules, regulations, and administrative decisions.