2017 March eBulletin

In this issue of LERA's eBulletin: March 2017

  • Member news: Harris, Stern, Weil, Blasi, Kruse, Freeman, Wheeler, Brown, Ghilarducci and Budd
  • Calls to action: Industry Councils to meet, LERA 69th Annual Meeting deadlines, election to open soon
  • Further reading (and listening) for LERA Members

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Member News:

  • Teresa Ghilarducci (New School for Social Research) will review Buddhist Economics in the 2017 Perspectives on Work.
  • John Budd has released a 5th edition of his textbook “Labor Relations: Striking a Balance” which presents employment relations as a system for balancing employment relationship goals with the rights of labor and management.

Calls to Action:

  • Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld (Brandeis University) is leading a re-invigoration effort of LERA’s Industry Councils and Interest Sections. Contact him at (217) 979-3771; [email protected]. He invites you to attend a meeting for LERA Industry Councils which will be held at the LERA 69th Annual Meeting, in Anaheim from 8:30 to 10 am in the California Ballroom B on Friday, June 2, 2017. A meeting for LERA Interest Sections will take place in the same room, immediately following, from 10:15 to 11:45 am.
  • Register now for the LERA 69th Annual Meeting, June 1-3, 2017 in Anaheim, CA. The early-bird registration deadline is March 25, 2017! You will find the complete program and registration details at the LERA website: https://lera.memberclicks.net/69th-lera-anl-mtg.

  • Reserve your hotel room by May 10 at the Hilton Anaheim to receive the discounted rate at the official hotel of the LERA 69th Annual Meeting, June 1-4, 2017 in Anaheim, CA. The hotel is filling up fast, and they will not be increasing our room block, so please take advantage of these discounted rates while they last. https://lera.memberclicks.net/69th-lera-anl-mtg#hotel
  • The LERA 2017 Election will open shortly, so please be on the lookout for an email containing a link to your ballot. Nominations for this year are closed, but we are collecting nominations for next year here: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/4537637. Please nominate your colleagues who have the expertise and commitment to lead this organization forward.
Further reading:
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