2018 August 15 ebulletin

August 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

Richard TrumpkaJanice FineRichard Trumka (AFL-CIO) is quoted in “Money fuels fight to overturn anti-union law in Missouri” in the Wall Street Journal (Subscription required, Aug. 6).
https://www.wsj.com/articles/can-unions-win-in-missouri-1533553200?mod=hp_lead_pos10

The Missouri referendum passed in victory for labor. Read the New York Times story. Janice Fine (Rutgers) is quoted.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/07/business/economy/missouri-labor-right-to-work.html
Ruben GarciaRuben Garcia (UNLV) wrote an op-ed, “After Janus v. ASCME: Nevada’s unions provides the path forward for unions,” that ran on Salon.com.

https://www.salon.com/2018/06/29/nevadas-unions-show-how-organized-labor-can-flourish-even-after-an-adverse-supreme-court-ruling_partner/
Janice BellaceAnd Janice Bellace (Wharton) had her op-ed, “How governments can help unions in a post-Janus world,” published in Governing.

http://www.governing.com/gov-institute/voices/col-how-governments-can-help-unions-in-post-janus-world.html
Timothy BartikTimothy Bartik (Upjohn Institute) has his research featured in this New York Times op-ed, “College may not be worth it anymore.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/opinion/college-useful-cost-jobs.html
Stephen GreenhouseSteven Greenhouse (New York Times, ret.) published a feature, “Connecting public transit to great manufacturing jobs,” in the spring issue of American Prospect magazine.
        
http://prospect.org/article/connecting-public-transit-great-manufacturing-jobs
Contact Michael Lillich, LERA writer-editor, with items of interest to LERA members for consideration in future eBulletins.
(217) 898-1928. [email protected]. 311 W. University Ave., No. 202, Champaign, IL 61820.
Get Involved

Submit a session (or paper) proposal to the LERA Program Committee by November 15, 2018, and here is more info: 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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