What is the ILEU?


Founded in 1944, the Independent Laboratory Employees Union is a small, independent, labor union. We Represent the FLSA covered workers at the ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co., located in Annandale, NJ.


Through the ILEU, workers maintain the right to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, as a means of securing better terms and conditions of employment. Additionally, the ILEU engages in concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining and other mutual aid and protection, as a way to promote the social, intellectual and material welfare and advancement of our members.




Contract Negotiations: Next Bargaining Session is September 19th


The bargaining unit has been without  a contract since June 2018. Please see the negotiations tab for recent press releases.