Institute for Law and the Workplace Conferences & Lectures
The annual Federal Sector Labor Relations and Labor Law Program is the largest conference on federal sector and postal labor relations and labor law held outside of Washington, D.C.
The annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Program is the major conference on public sector labor law in the state, drawing upwards of 500 lawyers and labor relations professionals to the law school each year.
Conferences for Labor Arbitrators are held periodically in cooperation with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.The conferences give Midwest labor arbitrators an opportunity to focus on key issues affecting the field of arbitration.
The annual Kenneth M. Piper Memorial Lecture in Labor Law brings together leading scholars, policymakers and leaders from labor and management to debate current issues in the workplace.
The annual Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture brings a national labor or employment leader to Chicago-Kent for a presentation about contemporary and emerging issues in the workplace. The lecture series is cosponsored by the Chicago Federation of Labor and the Institute for Law and the Workplace, and is presented as a public service.
Ninth Distinguished Labor Leader Lecture, October 6, 2011
Richard L. Trumka, President, AFL-CIO
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