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Center for the Study of Labor and Democracy

CALENDAR
Local & National Events: 2020–2021

NY METRO

SUMMER 2020 Live Webcast Series:
Reopening Long Island and Building a Fair Economy

July 7: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.  – “Care Work in the Covid Crisis – Challenges & Opportunities” --The second free live, call-in forum in Hofstra’s summer series on: “Reopening Long Island and Building a Fair Economy.” An online forum series on suburban labor organizing and worker power in the COVID pandemic and beyond.
Panelists: Jennifer Rojas, (Exec Director, Child Care Council of Suffolk County), Onika Shepherd-Bernabe (Long Island Political Director, 1199 SEIU) & Traci Levy (Associate Professor & Chair, Political Science, Adelphi University). Moderator: Mary Anne Trasciatti, Director of Labor Studies, Hofstra. Presented by Hofstra University Labor Studies Program and the Center for Labor and Democracy, in collaboration with Long Island Jobs with Justice and A.L.L.O.W. (Advancing Local Leadership Opportunities for Women). For info, contact Kristine.M.Glanzer[at]hofstra.edu & visit: www.hofstra.edu/laborstudies. To register, click on: https://events.hofstra.edu.

August 4: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.  – “Jobs, Inequality & Immigration: How To Grow the Economy & Worker Bargaining Power”-- The third live, call-in forum in Hofstra’s summer series on: “Reopening Long Island and Building a Fair Economy.” An online forum series on suburban labor organizing and worker power in the COVID pandemic and beyond.
Panelists TBA. Presented by Hofstra University Labor Studies Program and the Center for Labor and Democracy, in collaboration with Long Island Jobs with Justice and A.L.L.O.W. (Advancing Local Leadership Opportunities for Women). For info, contact Kristine.M.Glanzer[at]hofstra.edu & visit: www.hofstra.edu/laborstudies. To register, click on: https://events.hofstra.edu.

Sept. 16 – Labor & Employment Relations Association of Long Island Meeting. Starts 6 pm at Spuntinos, Dix Hills, NY. For info. call: 516/746-9307, or visit: www.lilera.org.

Sept. 17 – “The Impact of COVID-19 on Employment Law.” NYU Center for Labor & Employment Law. At 8:30am-12 noon in Vanderbilt Hall (rm 216), 40 Washington Square South, Manhattan. For registration and info, visit: www.law.nyu.edu/centers/labor.

Oct. 1-2 – “Pay Equity & Inequality at Work.” 73rd Annual NYU Law School Conference on Labor: At Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South, Manhattan. For schedule and registration info, visit: www.law.nyu.edu/centers/labor.

Dec 2 – Labor & Employment Relations Association of Long Island Meeting. Starts 6 pm at Davenport Press, Mineola, NY. For info. call: 516/746-9307, or visit: www.lilera.org.

NATIONAL

June 13–16– Labor & Employment Relations Assoc. (LERA) 72nd Annual Meeting—Virtual Conference, "Social, Economic, and Environmental Sustainability and the World of Work." For info. & registration, visit www.leraweb.org. The Preliminary Program and Presenters' Index will be found at:
http://www.leraoffice.org/php/program.php

June 19-20 – Virtual Great Labor Arts Exchange. Start: Friday, 6/19/20: 1:00 pm EST (Noon CST/10 am PST); End: Saturday, 6/20/20: 10:00 pm EST (6:00 pm CST/7:00 pm PST). Enjoy 2 days of workshops and the Annual Song/Poetry/Spoken Word Contest! Using Zoom video conferencing and live streaming. You’ll be able to listen, sing-a-long and most importantly, share the communal joy of being together in these difficult times. Just download the Zoom App, register and pay for the conference (sliding-scale fee), and you’re in. For more information: phone (202).637.3963, info@laborheritage.orgwww.laborheritage.org

MARK YOUR 2021 CALENDARS:

Jan. 3-5, 2021 – Labor & Employment Relations Assoc. (LERA) Annual Meeting in conjunction with ASSA/AEA. Chicago, IL. For info. & registration, visit www.leraweb.org.

MAY 18-21, 2021 – UALE National Conference. At University of Illinois at Chicago. Local host committee: School of Labor and Employment Relations, U. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; School of Public Health, U. Illinois at Chicago; Labor Education Center, DePaul University; Illinois Labor History Society. For info: www.uale.org.

June 17-20, 2021 – Virtual Great Labor Theater Convergence. At Tommy Douglas Conference Center, Silver Spring, MD.