Labor and Employment Relations Association

"Robust Labor Markets and Employment Relationships: Policy and Research"

LERA@ASSA 2018, January 5-7, 2018 | Philadelphia, PA

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"Shaping the Future of Work: Challenges, Opportunities and New Models"

LERA 70th Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2018 | Pre-Conf: June 13, 2018
Hilton Baltimore, 401 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

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Who Is Wilbur Ross?

From bankruptcy king to Trump’s king of commerce

Wilbur Ross

LERA Members Rose Batt (Cornell) and Eileen Appelbaum (Center for Economic and Policy Research) write about the Secretary of Commerce’s private equity career in “Who is Wilbur Ross?” in The American Prospect.

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What is LERA?
The Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) is the singular organization in the country where professionals interested in all aspects of labor and employment relations network to share ideas and learn about new developments, issues, and practices in the field. Founded in 1947 as the Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA), the National LERA provides a unique forum where the views of representatives of labor, management, government and academics, advocates and neutrals are welcome.


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