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  Workplace Dispute Resolution Globalization and Change

The 61st Annual Meeting of the LERA will be held January 2-5, 2009 in San Francisco and you are invited to attend. The meeting theme is Workplace Dispute Resolution, Globalization and Change. Join us at the Westin St. Francis for more than 60 exciting workshops, symposiums, section, industry council, and committee meetings, plenaries, breakfasts, luncheons, and receptions. See the complete LERA 61st Annual Meeting Program on the LERA website - http://www.lera.uiuc.edu/meetings/Annual/2009/program.asp

Register for the LERA 61st Annual Meeting
online http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AEA/Annual_Meeting/registration.htm - This link takes you to the ASSA website
All conference participants and attendees must register with ASSA to attend the meeting. The registration fee for the four-day conference is only $125 and $55 for students and spouses. Tickets for the LERA Presidential Luncheon, featuring an address by President Anthony T. Oliver, Jr., may also be pre-ordered on the registration form. LERA members are encouraged to check off the box on the registration form that denotes LERA as their primary affiliation. Revenue from the meeting is distributed according to this reporting.

Hotel Information
Online housing is now closed, please contact hotels directly to book rooms.

MCLE Credits Available in San Francisco
Fifteen workshops at the upcoming LERA 61st Annual Meeting, Workplace Dispute Resolution, Globalization and Change, have been identified as qualifying for Mandatory Continuing Law Education credits (MCLE) for attorney practitioners. The workshops cover the latest workplace issues, highlight best practices, and review recent changes in the employment relations field. Attorney practitioners can earn from 1-to 2 credits per workshop. All workshops will be held January 3-5, 2009 at the Westin St Francis Hotel in San Francisco’s Union Square.

The 15 workshops have been certified by the Orange County Chapter of LERA (OC LERA) as conforming to the standards for approved educational activities of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. OC LERA is a State Bar of California approved MCLE Provider. The certification applies only to members of the State Bar of California. However, attorneys from other states may submit the program and proof of attendance to the appropriate MCLE authorities in those jurisdictions to determine if they qualify for MCLE credits. List of eligible sessions.

Featured Speakers and Panelists Include:
LERA Distinguished Speaker: George P. Shultz, Hoover Instutuion and former Secretary of State, Secretary of Treasury, and Secretary of Labor to talk about his new book, Putting Our House in Order: A Guide to Social Security and Health Care Reform

LERA Distinguished Panel: Prospects for Labor Law Reform After the 2008 Election, featuring Jonathan Hiatt, AFL-CIO; William Dritsas, Seyfarth Shaw; William Gould, Stanford University; David Brody, University of California - Berkeley; and chair John Logan, London School of Economics

San Francisco LERA Chapter Workshop: San Francisco and the New Social Concept



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