The right of workers in private employment to form unions and bargain collectively with their employers is guaranteed by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and related federal laws. The NLRA is pre-emptive, meaning it supersedes state law in the areas it covers. However, in areas not covered by the NLRA, such as the rights of public employees, and the rights of private employees who are not engaged in interstate commerce, the states are free to make their own provisions. Additional information on the NLRA is available. Information on Florida law in areas not covered by the NLRA is also available.