2015 September eBulletin

In this issue of LERA's e-Bulletin September 2015

  • ASSA Opens Registration Tomorrow
  • LERA 68th Annual Meeting has deadline of November 15 for Sessions and Paper Proposals
  • Annual Fund Drive Letter to Arrive Soon
  • Labor Day Commentaries
  • Further Reading for LERA Members


The ASSA opens registration tomorrow, Sep. 16, at 11am Central. The LERA/ASSA Program Committee invites you to register and attend all LERA sessions, including the Plenary featuring Betsey Stevenson, Univ. of Michigan, and Alan Krueger, Princeton Univ., immediately followed by the LERA Welcome Reception. You will find complete details for registration and housing here: http://www.leraweb.org/lera-assa-aea-meeting-jan-3-5-2016-san-francisco-ca

The Program Committee for the LERA 68th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, May 26-29, 2016, reminds you to be considering the session and paper proposals you would like to submit by November 15. This meeting will be an exciting event; be sure to participate. We will have electronic forms for proposals online soon, and will send you a note when they are live.

Keep an eye out for the LERA Annual Fund Drive letter and contribution card that will arrive in your mailbox soon. Please give generously as your contribution supports LERA publications, meetings, member services, LERA communities and networks, the field of LER, and is tax-deductible. You can return the card with a check in the mail, or we will send you a reminder soon to contribute online.

Labor Day commentaries:

Further reading for LERA members:

  • Did you know that the students at Rutgers University organized a student-run chapter? RU LERA's mission is to provide an environment that allows students to broaden perspectives, take advantage of opportunities and develop personal growth in the field of [LER] academics and relationships. Congratulations to President Jade Palmieri, Vice President Ramon Paulino, Director of Programs and Events Fatima Zouhour, Chief Operating Officer Brian Lindenbaum, and Faculty Advisor William Dwyer on all their hard work and success. Take a moment to review their website here: http://smlr.rutgers.edu/labor-studies-employment-relations/ru-lera.