Cornell University

 

LERA Conference

2015 Conference Details

Theme: Evolving Workplace Relations: Connecting Research to Best Practices
Dates: May 28 to May 31, 2015
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
For more information, visit LERA's website


2015 Conference Goal

Bring the labor and employment relations experts from all industries and perspectives and discuss how research-based practices improve work environments for everyone


2015 Date Reminders

DUE DATE: Sessions, Papers and Poster Abstracts
Date: November 15, 2014


DUE DATE: Competition Papers
Date: December 15, 2014


Registration opens with early bird discount
Date: February 1, 2015


Early bird discount ends
Date: April 17, 2015


Sessions Finalized
Date: May 1, 2015



What's New for LERA 2015

  • Sessions are 90 minutes long
  • Facilitated panels of practitioners
  • Workshops hosted by one person
  • Hands-on case study workshops, like the Arbitrator Panel
  • Point/ Counter Point Debates

Participant Highlights from 2014














ILR faculty, staff and students share their experience with LERA. View more videos »




Learn more about LERA with our LERA FAQ





Divider

News

Divider

Participant Listing and Panels

  • John August: Researchers and Practitioners Examine Invisible Costs of Work
  • Rosemary Batt: Emerging Models for Worker Advocacy and Representation; Meet the Author Book Talk "David Weil: Enforcement in a Fissured Economy”; Labor Standards, Enforcement, and the Reorganization of Work; The Quality of Jobs for Low Wage Workers in the Hospitality Industry
  • Alexander J. S. Colvin: Variation in Access to Justice in Workplace Dispute Resolution
  • Todd Dickey: Variation in Access to Justice in Workplace Dispute Resolution
  • Maria Figueroa: Precarious Work/Precarious Workers in the Construction, Fast-food, Arts and Entertainment Industry
  • Richard Fincher: Arbitrator Panel: Red Light/Green Light; New Developments in Arbitration
  • Eli Friedman: Strikes and Collective Bargaining in China
  • Stefano Gasparri: International Comparison of New Practices in Collective Bargaining
  • Mark Gough: Variation in Access to Justice in Workplace Dispute Resolution
  • Jeff Grabelsky: Precarious Work/Precarious Workers in the Construction, Fast-food, Arts and Entertainment Industry
  • Lois Gray: Precarious Work/Precarious Workers in the Construction, Fast-food, Arts and Entertainment Industry; AFL-CIO Strategies on Young Workers and Diversity Initiatives
  • Sarosh Kuruvilla: The Governance of Global Supply Chains; Strikes and Collective Bargaining in China
  • Tashlin Lakhani*: The Quality of Jobs for Low Wage Workers in the Hospitality Industry
  • Peter Lazes: Change and Innovation in Health Care: International Perspectives
  • Jae Eun Lee: The Quality of Jobs for Low Wage Workers in the Hospitality Industry
  • David Lipsky: Variation in Access to Justice in Workplace Dispute Resolution
  • Chaturong Napathorn: Global Workers' Rights: Practice and Research
  • Kelly Pike*: Better Work and Labor Standards Compliance: Impact Assessment Based On Evidence From Five Programme Countries
  • Chris Riddell: The Impact of Workplace Differentiation in Pay and HR Practices on Employee Outcomes
  • Joon W. Sohn: Innovative Workplace Practices: Strategies for Shared Prosperity in the New Economy
  • Maite Tapia*: Labor Unions and Migrant Worker Organizing and Public Policy in Comparative Perspective
  • Pamela Tolbert: Innovative Workplace Practices: Strategies for Shared Prosperity in the New Economy
  • Hao Zhang: Strikes and Collective Bargaining in China

    *denotes recent graduate