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“Genius Grant” Awardee Visits LER to Discuss Her Work
On February 11, LER welcomed Ai-Jen Poo, Director of the National Domestic Alliance (NDWA) and Co-director of the Caring Across Generations campaign, to campus for a presentation titled “The Future of Care: What We Need for a Changing America”. The talk was part of a tour to promote her book, “Aging with Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America.” Poo’s inspirational talk was hosted by the LER’s Center for Global Workers’ Rights, and co-sponsored by the Department of Women’s Studies, the Department of Asian Studies., the Center for Global Studies, and the Central Pennsylvania Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO.
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2020 VLERA Webinar Series Continues March 19
Steven Greenhouse, J.D. will present "Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor" at 7:30 p.m. EST. Advanced registration is required.
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2nd Global Conference of International Human Resource Management Held on Campus in May
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4th Global Conference on International Human Resources Management Held at Penn State
A conference encouraging broadening the knowledge of international human resource management, the 4thGlobal Conference on International Human Resources Management, was held May 9-11 in the Chambers Building at University Park. This continues the now biennial tradition of running this conference since 2013. Organized by the Center for International Human Resource Studies (CIHRS), an initiative from the School of Labor and Employment Relations, conference attendees included more than sixty scholars from eighteen countries whose research focuses on the field of international human resource management (IHRM).
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"American Factory" Screening March 3
The Center for Global Workers' Rights in the School of Labor and Employment Relations and the Sustainability Institute will be hosting a free screening of the Oscar-Winning film, "American Factory" on March 3 at 7 p.m. in HUB 132 Flex Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
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American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten delivers 24th Annual Philip Murray Lecture
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VLERA Webinar: Advancing Dispute Resolution By Understanding the Sources of Conflict
Our VLERA chapter is hosting a webinar, "Advancing Dispute Resolution by Understanding the Sources of Conflict" on August 19 at 8 p.m. During the presentation, Professor John W. Budd from the University of Minnesota will integrate scholarship from multiple disciplines to develop a multi-dimensional framework on the sources of conflict.
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VLERA Webinar to be held Tuesday, April 14
The webinar series will continue with a presentation from the School of Labor and Employment Relations' own Mark Gough, assistant professor.
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VLERA Webinar: Labor-Management Partnership in Practice: How to Establish and Maintain a Positive Labor Relations Culture
VLERA will host their next webinar on October 21, 2020 from 8:00-9:15 p.m. Webinar participants will hear practical advice from parties who have lived through significant labor-management conflict and found their way to a collaborative culture of openness, respect, and transparency that benefits both sides.
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Women Workers Film Festival Feb. 15-16
"Women Workers in Struggle: Organizing for Voice and Power around the Globe" will be held at Foster Auditorium on Penn State's University Park Campus.
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