blog posts Professor Bruno comments on recent successful WV teachers strike "What is old is new again" Mar 26, 2018 9:00 am0 views Professor Gilbert discuses NFL changes influenced by the modern workplace Mar 14, 2018 10:15 am0 views Students and staff travel to the Bay to visit alumni and employers Feb 2, 2018 3:15 pm1029 views Bob Bruno Featured in New York Times Feb 2, 2018 3:00 pm8 views Professor Twarog Featured Lecture at Kansas State Feb 2, 2018 3:00 pm0 views Professor LeRoy to be Published in Columbia Journal of Race and Law Feb 2, 2018 3:00 pm0 views Professor Weinstein interviewed about Amazon's new HQ and the importance of geography for employer recruiting Feb 1, 2018 11:30 am0 views Professor LeRoy featured in News Gazette's 'Office Hours with Aldo' Jan 25, 2018 11:15 am0 views Professor Bruno studies automation's opportunities and threats to construction industry Jan 19, 2018 9:00 am0 views Professor Twarog's new book explores housewives, food and consumer protests in 20th-century America Dec 8, 2017 9:00 am0 views Professor LeRoy discusses Colin Kaepernick's grievance against the NFL on Briefly podcast Nov 14, 2017 3:30 pm0 views Recruitment Campaign Nov 10, 2017 10:45 am121 views Professor Twarog interviewed in the Atlantic about her new book - Politics of the Pantry: Housewives, Food, and Consumer Protest in Twentieth-Century America Nov 6, 2017 2:45 pm0 views December 2017 Convocation Ceremony Oct 27, 2017 10:00 am671 views Former LER Director Melvin Rothbaum Dies Oct 20, 2017 7:00 am10 views Professor Rothbaum was the 6th Director of the then-Institute, named to the position in 1968. He served until 1981, when he was succeeded by Walter Franke. Professor LeRoy discusses potential for lawsuits if NFL imposes penalities for player protests Oct 11, 2017 3:45 pm0 views Professor LeRoy comments on labor union alignment with Republican trade policies Sep 6, 2017 10:00 am0 views LER 2016-2017 On-Campus Placement Report Now Available Sep 1, 2017 9:00 am883 views Professor Weaver on the Myth of the Skills Gap Aug 25, 2017 1:00 pm0 views Professor LeRoy Discusses Combatting White Supremacy in the Workplace Aug 15, 2017 1:00 pm0 views LER Seeks Applicants for Two Vacant Faculty Positions in Human Resource Management Jul 10, 2017 2:45 pm394 views LER Remembers Former Dean Franke Jul 5, 2017 2:45 pm1415 views With great sadness, the School of Labor and Employment Relations announces the passing of beloved former Dean, Walter Franke, on Sunday, July 2. Professor Cardador Finds Unintended Consequences of Increased Number of Female Engineers in Managerial Roles Jun 7, 2017 11:45 am0 views Habans: State of Illinois’ middle class shrinking May 22, 2017 3:30 pm2 views Hanrahan: "It's Dangerous to Go Alone. Take This." May 17, 2017 9:30 am873 views Two LER Faculty Members Promoted to Associate Professor May 11, 2017 3:30 pm229 views Professor LeRoy Comments on Privacy Laws and the NFL Combine May 1, 2017 2:15 pm0 views Professor LeRoy Comments on Impact of Biometric Tracking on Contract Negotiations in Professional Sports Apr 11, 2017 1:15 pm0 views May 2017 LER Convocation Ceremony Mar 15, 2017 3:45 pm637 views Professor Twarog speaks at International Women's Day Conference in Turkey Mar 15, 2017 3:30 pm32 views Professor Bruno Comments on A Day Without Women Mar 13, 2017 4:30 pm0 views Annual Derber Lecture to Feature Dr. Eileen Appelbaum, CEPR Senior Economist Mar 2, 2017 9:30 am44 views Professor LeRoy comments on implications of President Trump's immigration ban Feb 5, 2017 9:00 am0 views George Paulin (AM, 1973) Quoted in the U of I at 150 Special Project Jan 13, 2017 2:30 pm29 views Professor Weaver: Credit Status not Good Predictor of Worker Productivity Dec 15, 2016 9:30 am0 views LER student Francesa Brumm, places second in 2016 NAHR Ram Charan HR Essay Contest Dec 6, 2016 2:30 pm298 views December 2016 Convocation Ceremony Dec 6, 2016 10:00 am437 views LEP’s Project for Middle Class Renewal Produces New Reports Dec 6, 2016 9:00 am0 views Lonnie Golden, LEP Senior Research Analyst, Comments on 6.4 Million Americans Involuntarily Working Part-time Dec 5, 2016 2:45 pm0 views Professor Bruno Published Op-Ed in Sun Times Dec 5, 2016 7:00 am0 views Professor Steven Ashby Comments on Election Outcomes and Minimum Wage Featured on WalletHub Nov 7, 2016 2:45 pm0 views LER Recognized as Top HR Master's Program by College Choice Oct 5, 2016 1:30 pm0 views LER seeks Assistant Professor in Labor Economics Oct 3, 2016 9:30 am0 views Building Campaign Sep 26, 2016 4:30 pm26 views The building expansion continues to move closer to being a reality. Research Highlights Sep 23, 2016 4:15 pm49 views Every year, LER faculty conducts cutting-edge research to help solve workplace issues. LER Online Sep 23, 2016 4:15 pm136 views Now in its second year, LER’s online program has grown to over 40 students as it welcomes 22 students this fall. International Outreach Sep 23, 2016 4:00 pm79 views At the end of 2015, LER reworked our Assistant Director for Career and Student Services position to have a special focus on our international population. Alumni Connections Sep 23, 2016 3:45 pm136 views Amanda Robertson is trying orange as her new favorite color, after four years of green and white at Michigan State. She joined the incoming class at LER this August, and is proud to be one of the newest students on campus at Illinois. Professor Kramer publishes 18-Year longitudinal study of the health of health care workers Sep 15, 2016 2:30 pm0 views Faculty Achievements 2015-2016 Sep 12, 2016 1:45 pm164 views Our faculty is continually recognized for their expertise in teaching and research.