Landrum Griffin Act Law and Legal Definition

The Landrum-Griffin Act protects for individual union members, requires periodic reports by unions, and regulates union trusteeships and elections. It is also known as the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA).

The act provided for the regulation of internal union affairs, including the regulation and control of union funds. Union members are protected against abuses by a bill of rights that includes guarantees of freedom of speech and periodic secret elections. Secondary boycotting and organizational and recognition picketing are severely restricted by the act.