2018 February 1 eBulletin

February 1, 2018

LERA eBulletin

In the News | Get Involved | More Reading

In this Issue ...

Mishel; Mitchell, Liebman; Hochner; Weil

Get Involved ...

  • Registration for the LERA 70th Annual Meeting opens today.
  • Nominate a worthy colleague for a LERA Award today.
  • Nominate a worthy chapter for a merit award by Feb 15.
  • We want your opinion.

In the News

Read Robert Kuttner’s “Thank you, Larry Mishel,” (Economic Policy Institute) in The American Prospect.

http://prospect.org/article/thank-you-larry-mishel
Daniel J.B. Mitchell (UCLA) posted on the LERA-D listserv a Huffington Post article about the Trump administration’s rolling back collective bargaining rights that quotes former National Labor Relations Board chairman Wilma Liebman

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-nlrb-labor-board-counsel-union-reforms_us_5a2440bce4b0a02abe91e2d3
Forty-one year LERA member Art Hochner (Temple) was profiled in the Philadelphia Inquirer upon his retirement. He talked about his career, union leadership and his complicated relationship with the university where he spent his career following being a community organizer.

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/temples-long-serving-faculty-union-president-retires-20171219.html
David Weil’s (Brandeis) tenure as the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division Administrator is discussed in this article in Politico:
https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/01/04/future-work-independent-contractors-alternative-work-arrangements-216212
He also had a Huffington Post op-ed, “Millennial employees aren’t the problem. The transformed workplace is.”
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/millennial-employees-arent-the-problem_us_5a317838e4b091ca2684ed54
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Get Involved


Registration for the LERA 70th Annual Meeting opens today!Registration is open for the LERA 70th Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2018, Baltimore, MD. Register before March 25, 2018 to take advantage of the earlybird registration rate. Find complete conference details and links at: https://lera.memberclicks.net/70th-lera-anl-mtg

Nominate a worthy colleague for a LERA Award by February 1, 2018 (scholars and practitioners alike), including Dunlop Scholar Awards, LERA Academic and Practitioner Fellow Awards, Outstanding Practitioner Award, and the Eaton Scholar-Practitioner Award. Find complete details and submission forms here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/deadlines.

Nominate a LERA Chapter! We are accepting nominations until February 15, 2018 for LERA Chapter Awards to be presented at the LERA 70th Annual Meeting. There are eight different merit award categories that any chapter can be nominated for, just tell us why they are great! The online nomination form is at https://lera.memberclicks.net/chapter-merit-awards and on our deadlines page at https://lera.memberclicks.net/deadlines

We want your opinion! Did you notice? We’ve moved to a biweekly schedule rather than monthly for the LERA ebulletin. We’re interested in readers’ feelings on the new schedule. Send your comments to [email protected].

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