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Please note that there are 2 current webinars and they have individual registration forms, which you can find below each webinar's respective description.

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 12 – 1 pm Eastern Time (New York Time)
Sponsored by these LERA Interest Sections: Collective Bargaining Network, Dispute Resolution, Labor and Employment Law, and Labor Studies and Union Research

The War Labor Board and Its Legacy: A Conversation with Historian Ronald Schatz

Professor and LERA Past President Tom Kochan will interview Ron Schatz, about re-making worker-employer relations from Pearl Harbor to the Reagan era, focusing on the National War Labor Board, its distinguished members and its legacy for US labor-management relations and conflict resolution more broadly. Professor Carrie Menkel-Meadow will discuss the War Labor Board from the perspective of the legal fields of negotiations and conflict resolution.

  • Ronald W. Schatz, Professor of History, Wesleyan University
  • Thomas A. Kochan, George M. Bunker Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Distinguished Professor of Law (and Political Science), University of California Irvine Law School


There is no charge, but we do ask that you register. We request that registered participants not share, forward, or post the webinar links and passwords to ensure the security of this webinar session. The Zoom link for the webinar will be sent to registered persons upon registration and also on the morning of the webinar.

Recordings or related files will be made available to registered attendees.


At the registration site, you will be asked to input your name, email, affiliation (university/organization/company), and optionally your job title and other information. You will then receive a confirmation email that will include a unique link and additional information to join the meeting.

Please do not distribute the link and information you will receive to attend the webinar to anyone, or post it in a public place. This discourages unknown individuals from joining the meeting with an intention to be disruptive.

Those who registered for the webinars can access recordings from past webinars in this series here. Recordings available are listed below.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10 - 11:30 am Eastern Time (New York Time)

New International and Comparative Labor and Employment Challenges: A Four Country Discussion

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 12 – 1 pm Eastern Time (New York Time)

The Biden NLRB: What’s Ahead and Challenges