LAWCHA 2017 Conference
President’s Report

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LAWCHA is an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators, and activists who seek to promote public and scholarly awareness of labor and working-class history through research, writing, and organizing.

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  • Higher Education Labor-Management Conference

    December 1-2, 2017
    California State University, Long Beach The Pointe Conference Center

    The National Center is pleased to announce that online registration has begun for a higher education labor-management conference on December 1-2, 2017 at California State University, Long Beach. The conference will include labor-management panels on timely subjects relating to universities, colleges, and community colleges. The conference is being co-sponsored by California State University, the California Faculty Association, the Community College League of California, and the University of Oregon with additional support from other organizations and institutions.

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  • Dirty Work :SLSA 2018 Conference

    May 17-19, 2018
    Richard B. Russell Library on the University of Georgia

    The Southern Labor Studies Association will convene the 2018 Southern Labor Studies Conference in Athens, GA, at the Richard B. Russell Library on the University of Georgia campus, May 17-19, 2018. The conference will gather academics, activists, archivists, and students for three days of panels, roundtables, book discussions, and other sessions organized around the theme of “Dirty Work.”

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One Big Orange Union: Faculty-Staff Organizing in a Right to Work State

Unions exist in Tennessee, but they are hindered by the hostility of not just management but also by state government. Read more →

October 19th, 2017