Oregon LERA 2012 Annual Meeting "The Future of Collective Bargaining"

Thursday, November 15, 2012 (All day)
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Oregon LERA Chapter
Portland, OR

The Future of Collective Bargaining

Oregon LERA 2012 Annual Meeting

Awards Party & Presentations

World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon Street
Portland, Oregon


Register by November 9, 2012
1. Register here and pay online with your credit card or PayPal account.
  • Member Registration - $115
  • Non-member Registration - $150
  • Group Registration Rate (3 or more from one organization, registered at one time and paid for with one payment) - $140/person
  • Student Registration - $60
2. Or, complete/send this registration form, with payment enclosed, to: Oregon LERA, PO Box 231239, Tigard, OR 97281. Fax: 503-524-0097.

Morning session

Keynote: Michael E. Gaffney, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University


  • Bob Baugh, Executive Director of the AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council

  • James Pruitt,Vice President, Labor/Management Partnership Labor Relations, The Permanente Federation, LLC

  • Among the themes: Social science findings on how people vote their value and how this effects interest in unions; Organizing and getting a first contract; Unions and community campaigns; What the new economy has done to collective bargaining.

Afternoon session

Breakout discussion groups - Where conference attendees contribute their expertise.

Late Afternoon

Hosted Reception and LERA Awards - Oregon LERA Awards are presented annually to recognize people whose accomplishments and approach to labor relations are widely admired by labor, management, and neutrals. The individuals honored have demonstrated commitment to the collective bargaining process, extensive experience in collective bargaining, integrity, and involvement in the labor relations community.

The annual Oregon LERA Awards are in memory of the Honorable Magdalena Jacobsen, the founder of our chapter. Be thinking of people to nominate!

Last Session

Annual Meeting of Oregon Chapter & Election of Chapter Executive Board for 2013.

The Embassy Suites Hotel, 319 SW Pine St. (1-800-643-7892) is offering a special conference rate of $134 (single or double). Mention LERA. (Breakfast is included.)


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