2015 January eBulletin

In this issue of LERA's eBulletin: Jan. 15, 2015

  • Program available in February for 67th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh.
  • Check your mailbox for latest Perspectives on Work andDisunited States of America.
  • Thanks to UAW/Ford LERA history goes all digital.
  • LER-LAW newsletter available.


Registration opens February for LERA’s 67th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh May 28-31. The votes from St. Louis, MO, and Portland, Ore., are in, and the new LERA Annual Meeting is a smashing success. Attendance is up with more practitioners on panels and in attendance.  

Perspectives on Work magazine. Focuses on alternative forms of worker organization and voice. Articles by AFL-CIO VP Liz Shuler, Jobs with Justice’s Erin Johansson and young scholars Maite Tapia and Tashlin Lakhani. Also stories by Steve Sleigh, Eileen Appelbaum-Ruth Milkman and Richard Freeman. Books by David Weil, Richard Locke and Fred Stahl.  Also coverage of the Annual Meeting and Lisa Lynch’s presidential speech. The issue is also available online with pdf’s of individual articles.

Thanks to a grant from UAW and the Ford Motor Co., Their support made the digitizing of the past 67 years of LER research possible. The goal, says LERA executive director Eric Duchinsky, is to make LERA members’ research, discussions and expertise available both as member resource and benefits and as the basis for sound public and company-organization policymaking and best practices.

LER-LAW eNewsletter hot topics include:

  • JJohn’s Serves Up Non-Compete Clause
  • Sharing Economy Rewriting Rules
  • Red States and Minimum Wage Laws
  • Mandatory Security Screenings At Work

Visit leraweb.org to check out reviews and excerpts from LERA members’ books, past Annual Meeting Proceedings, Perspectives on Work and Research Volumes. Comments, questions, suggestions to [email protected]

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