2017 November 15 eBulletin

November 15, 2017

LERA eBulletin

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George Shultz; Ken May; Michael Belzer; Eileen Appelbaum, Rose Batt; Michael LeRoy;

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LERA in the News

George ShultzGeorge Shultz, past LERA president and U.S. Secretary of State, Treasury and Labor, now 96 and still very sharp, is rereleasing Turmoil and Triumph, his memoir of his years as Secretary of State in the Reagan administration.

Read the transcript of the NPR interview with Shultz (Oct. 4): http://www.npr.org/2017/10/04/555710502/reagan-administration-secretary-of-state-reflects-on-his-tenure-and-tillersons

Here’s the link to the book: https://www.amazon.com/Turmoil-Triumph-Years-Secretary-State/dp/0684193256/

Ken MayKen May’s Contract Bargaining Handbook for Local Union Leaders is out in its second edition. Check it out on the LERA website:

https://lera.memberclicks.net/second-edition-contract-bargaining-handbook-for-local-union-leaders
Michael BelzerMichael Belzer (Wayne State) sent in his paper, "Why Do Long Distance Truck Drivers Work Extremely Long Hours?” as a sequel to the Steven Greenhouse story on driverless cars in the Nov. 1 LERA ebulletin.

You can access his article here: https://goo.gl/M5Xx47 Free download of article available using "Read Publication" button at the bottom of the blog until November 24.


After November 24 the article can be found at: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1035304617728440
Working paper: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3013200

Here’s the Greenhouse article: http://prospect.org/article/driverless-future
Eileen AppelbaumRose BattHarold Myerson, writing about economic development policies for left-behind parts of the country in an American Prospect article, references Eileen Appelbaum (Center for Economic and Policy Research) and Rose Batt’s (Cornell) article, “Who is Wilbur Ross?” We ran it in a previous ebulletin. If you missed it, here’s a second chance.
 
http://prospect.org/article/who-wilbur-ross
 
Here’s the Myerson “Place Matters” article: http://prospect.org/article/place-matters
Michael LeRoyMichael LeRoy  (Illinois) is quoted in the New York Times article, “Goodell and N.F.L. Owners Break From Players on Anthem Kneeling Fight.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/10/sports/football/nfl-goodell-anthem-kneeling.html?
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Submit a session (or paper) proposal to the LERA Program Committee by end of day today, November 15, 2017, and here is more info: https://lera.memberclicks.net/70th-lera-call. The LERA 70th Annual Meeting “Shaping the Future of Work: Challenges, Opportunities and New Models” will happen June 14-17, 2018 in Baltimore, MD. Find details here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/70th-lera-anl-mtg; it will be an event you won’t want to miss!

Submit a paper by December 15, 2017 for research competitions associated with the LERA 70th Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2018 in Baltimore. This includes LERA Competitive Papers (double-blind refereed paper competition, submit complete paper), or the AILR/LERA Best Papers (submit paper proposal). You will find complete details at the LERA website here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/deadlines.

Read for LERA Competitive Paper Competition: Let us know if you would like the editorial committee to consider utilizing your expertise as a reader in for the Labor and Employment Relations Association’s (LERA) double-blind, refereed LERA Competitive Papers Competition. Send an email to leraoffice@illinois.edu if you are interested.

Save the Date: LERA@ASSA, January 5-7, 2018 in Philadelphia … Join us for 18 LERA sessions over 3 days. Find program, housing, and registration details here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/2018-lera-winter-meeting-assa.

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