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The Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) is the singular organization in the country where professionals interested in all aspects of labor and employment relations network to share ideas and learn about new developments, issues, and practices in the field. Founded in 1947 as the Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA), the National LERA provides a unique forum where the views of representatives of labor, management, government and academics, advocates and neutrals are welcome.

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LERA 70th Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2018
"Shaping the Future of Work: Challenges, Opportunities and New Models"

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Lots of Employees Get Misclassified as Contractors. Here’s Why It Matters

Published in the Harvard Business Review
By: David Weil

The recent history of Uber reads like a Shakespearean tragedy, and there are plenty of opinions about where the company went wrong and what it needs to do going forward. But unlike many others, I’m not here to praise or bury Uber. Instead, I’m here to reflect on a deeper issue that much of its business is predicated on.

To read the entire article click here or visit https://hbr.org/2017/07/lots-of-employees-get-misclassified-as-contractors-heres-why-it-matters

Article and image published in the Harvard Business Review