The 2019 Labor Research and Action Network (LRAN) national conference was held Wednesday, June 12 and Thursday, June 13 at Case Western Reserve University, hosted by the Social Justice Institute. Scholars, labor practitioners, and activists from across the country convened in Cleveland, Ohio to share new ideas, research and best practices, and to identify points of connection and collaboration. This conference was an opportunity to develop proactive strategies to create healthy and prosperous futures for all workers in the face of political, economic, and technological changes, and to learn about organizing and research in the Midwest, including active campaigns in Ohio. The theme for the year wa the Future of Workers.
This year’s LRAN conference was planned in coordination with the Labor Employment Relations Association Annual Meeting, to be held June 13-16 in Cleveland. This year’s LERA meeting was on the theme of technology and the new workforce. More information available here.
For the full LRAN conference program. Click this Link
For video recordings of the Keynote speech and plenary session, click this link