2016 February eBulletin
In this issue of LERA's e-Bulletin: February 2016
  • LERA 68th Annual Meeting Program is Online Now
  • LERA 68th Annual Meeting Registration Opens Tomorrow
  • Submit proposal for LERA/ASSA Winter Meeting, Chicago 2017
  • Further reading for LERA members
Details:
  • LERA 68th Annual Meeting Program is online - http://leraoffice.org/drupalinclude/program.asp. The program looks exciting, complete with Pre-Conference Day Professional Development Workshops and Tours! Be sure to accommodate May 25 - 29, 2016 in your travel plans.

  • LERA 68th Annual Meeting Registration goes live tomorrow! Keep your eyes peeled for an email with a link to registration. Earlybird registration will end March 25, 2016.

  • Submit proposal to LERA/ASSA Winter Meeting – Progam Co-Chairs Sandy Jacoby and Elaine McCrate just hosted an exciting and well-attended program at the San Francisco meeting. If you would like to participate at the Chicago meeting, please submit your session or paper proposal by March 9, 2016. http://www.leraweb.org/2017-call-for-proposals-lera-winter-meeting

Further reading for LERA members:
  • The plenary session, “Shaping the Future of Work to Create the Next Generation Social Contract,” is set for this year’s LERA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis May 26-29. 
    Chair: Tom Kochan. Panelists: David Lewin (UCLA), Lisa Lynch (Brandeis), David Weil (Boston U. and Department of Labor), Liz Shuler (AFL-CIO) and Marty Mulloy (Ford).
  • LERA was well represented at its winter meeting concurrent with the ASSA/AEA 2016 conference in San Francisco in January. Sandy Jacoby (UCLA) was instrumental in putting a compelling program together. Among well-attended sessions were those dealing with the minimum wage, income and wealth inequality and the economic consequences of mass incarceration of African-Americans.
  • Tom Kochan has a new book, Shaping the Future of Work: What the Future Worker, Business, Government, and Education Leaders Need to Do For All to Proper. There’s an author’s discount for LERA members. http://www.businessexpertpress.com/  For E-Book Use the Discount Code: SHAPESPL15 For Print Version Use the Discount Code:  KOCHAN15
More reading (and listening):