LER Master Calendar
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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
LER is visiting Dallas on April 15th!
LER is visiting Houston on April 16th!
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”