LER Master Calendar

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    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
      6/18/2018
    • AceBounce Ping Pong, 230 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60601

    Alumni Meet-up in Chicago June 18 for SHRM attendees and ALL Chicago-area alums!

    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
      6/28/2018
    • Stats Brew Pub, 300 Marietta St. NW Atlanta, GA.

    • 5:30 pm
      8/16/2018
    • The Yard House - St. Louis Park, MN

    The School of Labor and Employment Relations is hosting an Alumni Happy Hour on Thursday, August 16th from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at The Yard House at the Shops at West End St. Louis Park.

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
      9/11/2018
    • Springfield, IL

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      9/15/2018
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    This class introduces the student to the basics of using and understanding the laws that govern the workplace. We will cover the most vital legal protections that govern both the private and public sector workplace, the government agencies that enforce these laws, and how to properly use the law to protect yourself and your members. Concepts discussed will be the legal pro

    • 11:00 am
      9/15/2018
    • Soldier Field, Chicago South Lot - Surface Lot

    Join us for our Alumni Tailgate on Saturday, September 15th as the Fighting Illini host the University of South Florida at Soldier Field in Chicago!

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
      9/17/2018 - 9/21/2018
    • Urbana, IL

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
      9/20/2018
    • Urbana, IL

    • 8:30 am
      9/25/2018 - 10/30/2018

    • 5:30 pm
      9/26/2018
    • 133A LER Building

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      10/6/2018
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    The class will discuss how to investigate, screen, write, and negotiate a grievance; the seven principles of just cause; the law including the legal right of union stewards, unfair labor practices, and the duty of fair representation; and past practice grievances. The class will discuss several common grievance areas, and we will practice resolving grievances.

    • 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
      10/13/2018
    • Grange Grove, Memorial Stadium

    We hope you can join LER alumni, friends, faculty, and students for a pre-game tailgate on Saturday, October 13th as the Fighting Illini host the Purdue Boilermakers for a Homecoming Showdown at 2:30pm. We'll be setting up our tailgate inside Grange Grove and we'll have snacks and beverages available starting at 11:30am.

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
      10/16/2018
    • Urbana, IL

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
      10/22/2018 - 10/26/2018
    • Urbana, IL

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      10/27/2018
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    The class will discuss how to investigate, screen, write, and negotiate a grievance; the seven principles of just cause; the law including the legal right of union stewards, unfair labor practices, and the duty of fair representation; and past practice grievances. The class will discuss several common grievance areas, and we will practice resolving grievances.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      11/3/2018
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    What does the history of the U.S. look like when viewed from the point of view of those who built the country? The class reviews working class and labor history since the Civil War, but focuses (with films) on some key labor struggles such as the 1894 Pullman Strike; organizing in the mine and textile industries; the rise of the CIO and the autoworker sit-down strikes; the

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
      11/8/2018
    • Urbana, IL

    • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
      11/12/2018
    • Urbana, IL

    • 5:30 - 7:30 pm
      11/15/2018
    • Pinstripes Oak Brook - 7 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL 60523.

    On Thursday, November 15th, we hope you can join us for a gathering at Pinstripes in Oak Brook.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      11/16/2018
    • Lloyds Chicago at One South Wacker, S Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606

    On Friday, November 15th, LER will be hosting our annual fall luncheon at Lloyds Chicago at One South Wacker, S Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606. Lunch will be served at 12pm and we encourage everyone to arrive at 11:30am.

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      11/17/2018
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 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

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      12/1/2018
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    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
      12/8/2018
    • Labor and Employment Relations Building, Basement room 35, 504 E. Armory Ave., Champaign, Illinois 61820

    What does the history of the U.S. look like when viewed from the point of view of those who built the country? The class reviews working class and labor history since the Civil War, but focuses (with films) on some key labor struggles such as the 1894 Pullman Strike; organizing in the mine and textile industries; the growth of trade unionism; the rise of the CIO and the au

    • 2:30 pm
      12/15/2018
    • Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      1/12/2019
    • The Rice Building, Suite #110, 815 W. VanBuren, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    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

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      1/12/2019
    • 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

    • 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

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