72nd Annual Meeting Events


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These events are available to attendees of the LERA 72nd Annual Meeting, June 13-16, 2020.




 Friday, June 12, 2020

Beaverton Clinic 

Beaverton Clinic Tour and L-M Conversation (1 - 4 pm)
Learn how the Labor Management Partnership helped power the design and operations of Kaiser Permanente’s Beaverton Medical and Dental Office. This facility combines innovations in technology, workflows, and facility design to deliver an exceptional, personalized care experience for patients.

Organized by: Jonathan Donehower, Kaiser Permanente

 Ian Ruskin

Ian Ruskin "From Wharf Rats to Lords of the Docks" Performance and Reception (6:30 - 9 pm) at the World Trade Center Portland. Your $10 ticket will be converted to your first drink at the reception. Read about Harry Bridges and the history behind this one man performance in advance at:  http://theharrybridgesproject.org/wr_booking/wr_aboutplay.html

Organized by Oregon LERA

Sponsored by:
Oregon LERA and Portland General Electric

Sunday, June 14, 2020

LERA General Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony followed by the LERA Annual Reception (5:15 - 8:30 pm)

5:15 - 6:45 pm in the Hilton Downtown Portland Pavilion Ballroom. Come hear the committee reports for the Labor and Employment Relations Association and have a front seat as the various LERA awards are presented! Then stay to mingle and network at the LERA Annual Reception, 7 - 8:30 pm in the Atrium Ballroom.

Sponsored by:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
Pennsylvania State University, School of Labor and Employment Relations 
University of Toronto, Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

 Powell's Bookstore

Powell's City of Books Bookstore Tour (1:30 - 4 pm) 
Learn the history of the world's largest independent bookstore, from the Pillar of Signatude to their Rare Book Room! We are trying to find a speaker who will talk about their labor agreement at the Hilton prior to this tour's departure...details TBA.

Support union labor! Shop at Powell’s Books – the best union bookstore in the world and, where 7.5% of every online sale we make goes directly to building our strike fund! http://ilwulocal5.com/support/

Organized by Cyndi Furseth and Jonathan Uto