Interest Sections

Collective Bargaining Network

The Collective Bargaining Section is a constituent organization of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA). The Section shall provide a forum for the exchange of ideas about collective bargaining and for the professional education of practitioners and researchers in collective bargaining. The goal of the Section is to advance and disseminate knowledge about collective bargaining, and to improve its processes.
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Dispute Resolution

The Section shall provide a forum for the exchange of ideas about dispute resolution and for the professional education of practitioners and researchers in dispute resolution. Our goal is to advance dispute resolution principles, the role of the neutral, and facilitation, mediation and arbitration as vital links in the system of labor and employment relations and to foster knowledge-sharing designed to enhance understanding of the value and role of third-party process.
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Work and Human Resources Network

'The Work and Human Resources Network (WHR) is a constituent organization of the Labor and Employment Relations Association that offers a forum for the exchange of ideas about work, human resources, and employment relations; and for the professional education of practitioners and researchers in these areas. The WHR Network emphasizes workplace-based research and its implications for policy, labor, and management.
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International Interest Section

The International Interest Section of LERA is a group of LERA members whose interest lies in the field of international and comparative employment relations. The Section exists to promote dialogue, research, and evaluation of international institutions and processes in employment relations and to encourage the comparative analysis of employment relations systems and types.
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Labor and Employment Law

The Labor and Employment Law Interest Section of the LERA is a group of people from many different disciplinary backgrounds. The section's focus is on the law as it affects labor and employment and as the law is affected by social and other forces.
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Labor Markets and Economics

The Labor Markets and Economics Section is a constituent organization of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA). The Section shall provide a forum for the exchange of ideas about interest area and for the professional education of practitioners and researchers in that interest area.
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Labor Studies and Union Research

The Labor Studies and Union Research Interest Section of the LERA is a group of LERA members from various disciplinary backgrounds whose interest and focus is the study of labor unions, collective bargaining, and related issues. Our intent is to provide a forum for dialogue, networking, learning, and encouragement for academic, practitioner and student members to participate in our professional community.
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Globalization, Investment, and Trade Section

The Globalization, Investment, and Trade Section of LERA consists of members from various disciplinary backgrounds, economics, law, history, sociology, etc., whose focus is on trade, international economics and labor, as well as other issues concerning globalization. Our goal is to provide a forum for discussion, education, communication and research for the academic, practitioner, and student members.
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