2018 October 15 ebulletin

October 15, 2018

LERA eBulletin

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Michael Lillich
LERA writer-editor

Bernadette Tiemann
LERA managing editor

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In the News

Rose BattThe Cornell ILR Review celebrated its 70th anniversary with a special immigration issue available online.
John Paul MacDuffieRead John Paul MacDuffie’s (Wharton) New York Times op-ed making the case for Elon Musk, SEC and public relations difficulties notwithstanding, as the right person to continue as Tesla CEO.
Sylvia AllegrettoLawrence MishelFrom the UC-Berkeley Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics (CWED) and the Economics Policy Institute, “The Teacher Pay Gap Hits a New High,” by Sylvia Allegretto and Lawrence Mishel.
http://irle.berkeley.edu/files/2018/09/Teacher-pay-penalty-has-hit-a-new-high.pdf
  
And a CWED release, “The New Wave of Local Minimum Wage Policies: Evidence from Six Cities.”
http://irle.berkeley.edu/files/2018/09/The-New-Wave-of-Local-Minimum-Wage-Policies.pdf
Aaron SojournerAaron Sojourner’s (Minnesota) research is cited in “Democrats should fully embrace their labor roots” in The Hill.
http://thehill.com/opinion/finance/401734-democrats-should-stop-shunning-their-union-roots

Here’s a link to his ILR Review paper:
https://www.jstor.org/stable/24369541?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Sojourner is also quoted in “The Truth about the Trump Economy” in Vox.
https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/8/24/17759940/donald-trump-economy-jobs-growth-obama
David AutorDavid Autor (MIT) is quoted in this New York Times article, “Apple’s $1 trillion milestone reflects rise of powerful megacompanies.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/02/business/apple-trillion.html
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Submit a session (or paper) proposal to the LERA Program Committee by November 15, 2018, details here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/71st-lera-call. The LERA 71st Annual Meeting “Ahead of the Curve: Challenges Posed by Technology and the New Work Force” will happen June 13-16, 2019 in Cleveland, OH.

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