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President: Michael J. Yelnosky, Roger Williams University School of Law
Vice President: Gerard Cobleigh, Cobleigh & Giacobbe
Secretary: Matthew Bodah, University of Rhode Island
Francis O'Brien, Providence College

This 23-member chapter holds two or three dinner meetings with speaking programs each year, and is co-sponsor of the annual Rhode Island Conference on Labor-Management Relations, which typically attracts 200-300 participants. Recent dinner meeting topics have included: Interest-Based Bargaining in Education, New Issues in Collective Bargaining for Non-uniformed Municipal Employees, and The Effects of Hospital Restructuring on Collective Bargaining.

Dues are $50 per year for institutions, $20 per year for individuals, and $5 per year for students. Interested persons should contact the University of Rhode Island's Schmidt Labor Research Center at (401) 874-2239.

Matthew Bodah
, Labor Research Center
Univ. of Rhode Island
36 Upper College Rd., 203 Hart House
Kingston RI 02881
Fax: 401/874-2954

Labor and Employment Relations Association
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