LER Master Calendar

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    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      2/9/2019
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    The country is embroiled in debates over economic issues, and this class gives you the information you need to effectively enter these debates. Some topics to be discussed include: What is the response to the argument that raising the minimum wage will hurt workers by increasing inflation? What arguments do unionists use to rebut the argument that so-called “right to work”

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      2/16/2019
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    The class covers the basics of labor and employment laws that every union activist should know. The class reviews the laws, the agencies that administer the laws, and the effectiveness of the laws and their enforcement. The course covers both the National Labor Relations Act on union organizing, strikes, lockouts, and the rights of unionists to take on-the- job actions to

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      3/9/2019
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    As the Great Recession continues, the country is embroiled in debates over economic issues. This class gives you the information you need to effectively enter these debates. Some topics to be discussed include: What is the response to the argument that raising the minimum wage will hurt workers by increasing inflation? What is the answer to the argument that free trade rai

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      3/16/2019
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    The class will discuss ways to educate, organize, and mobilize the members. We will review examples of how some locals have succeeded in transforming their unions. Topics include collective action around grievances; confronting and overcoming divisions such as over race, gender, or immigration status; responding to apathetic or anti-union members; organizing member-to-memb

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      3/23/2019
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    This course will provide union and nonunion workers with the tools they need to assert and protect their rights under the National Labor Relations Act. The course will be taught by NLRB Region 13 Field Attorney, Lisa Friedheim-Weis who has worked at the Board for sixteen years and earned her undergraduate degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      3/30/2019
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, second floor conference room, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    This class introduces the student to the process and content of collective bargaining. It addresses among other items the legal obligations to bargain, mandatory and permissible subjects of bargaining, types of bargaining relationships, styles of bargaining and takes the student thorough multiple stages of labor negotiations. The class also examines the critical informatio

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      4/4/2019
    • LER Room 133A

    Interested in learning about European/International HR policies and labor laws? Then come join us for lunch and engage with former alumnus, Tony Halmos. Tony is a recipient of the British Empire Medal, (BEM) which he received from the Queen of England for his role in coordinating the 800th anniversary commemorations of the signing of the Magna Carta.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      4/6/2019
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    This class will provide interactive instruction on building an effective union media strategy. Topics include building your message; writing a press release; writing letters to the editor; how to talk to the press; and creative and impactful social media strategies. The emphasis of the course will be developing inclusive media messaging that amplifies union member’s storie

    • 5:30 - 8:30 pm
      4/12/2019
    • Chicago, IL

    We are honored to announce our 2019 First Decade Achievement Award Winners and hope you will join us on Friday, April 12th at the World of Whirlpool in Chicago to celebrate with them.

    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
      4/15/2019
    • Irving, Texas

    LER is visiting Dallas on April 15th!

    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
      4/16/2019
    • Houston, Texas

    LER is visiting Houston on April 16th!

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      5/11/2019
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    The country is embroiled in debates over economic issues, and this class gives you the information you need to effectively enter these debates. Some topics to be discussed include: What is the response to the argument that raising the minimum wage will hurt workers by increasing inflation? What arguments do unionists use to rebut the argument that so-called “right to work”

    • 8:30 am
      10/16/2019 - 10/20/2019
    • Pere Marquette Lodge, Grafton, IL