Conferences and Events Sponsored and Co-Sponsored


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Past Events

July 9, 2020: Women's Work, Women's Worth: Working Women Connecting During COVID-19.  Webinar.

June 17, 2020: Workers' Rights and Employer Duties Under COVID19.  Webinar.

November 7-9, 2019:  WISE Conference at Detroit's Greektown Casino-Hotel.  

June 20, 2019:  8th Annual Labor Leaders on Labor Forum Honoring Michael Langford, International President of the Utility Workers Union of America, WSU Main Campus, 11:30am-1:30pm.  For information, contact Octavia Crum at 313-577-5382.

March 28-30, 2019:  WISE Conference at the Westin Southfield Detroit hotel.  Conference details can be found on the WISE@Wayne page.  For more information, contact the Labor Studies Center at 313-577-2191.

December 7, 2018: "Mandatory Employment Arbitration After Epic Systems: Employee Rights and Employer Responsibilities" 11:30am-2:00pm.  Wayne State University, Main Campus, McGregor Conference Center F, G, H.  Contact Octavia Crum at 313-577-5382.

October 4-6, 2018:  WISE Conference, "Together We Rise" at Detroit's Greektown Casino-Hotel.  Choose from 7 Advanced Labor Courses.  For more information and to register, go to WISE page.

May 19, 2018: Labor School Graduation, 3:00 pm.  Graduation Key Note Speaker is Mark Gaffney, WSU Board of Governors.

April 19, 2018: WSU-SHRM: Joint Meeting of WSU and Other Universities' Student Chapters (TBD)

March 26, 2018: "Advanced Labor Arbitration" 8:30am-4:30pm: George Roumell, Ed Hartfield, et. Al; (Student Center)

March 2, 2018: Michael Goldfield, "Working Class Voters and Trumpism" 11:30-1:30pm (1339 FAB)

February 28, 2018: WSU-SHRM: "Sexual Harassment in the Workplace" 5:30-7pm (1339 FAB)

February 15-17, 2018: The Labor Studies Center presents, "Building Bridges Conference: Connecting our Struggles and Identifying Strategies to Build Strength and Solidarity".  Conference hosted at the Westin Southfield Detroit Hotel.

January 25, 2018: WSU-SHRM, "Managing Careers in HR/ELR" 5:30-7pm (1339 FAB)

December 1, 2017:  Book Talk; Elizabeth Faue's "Rethinking the American Labor Movement".  Room 1339 FAB, WSU Main Campus.  RSVP to av9699@wayne.edu.

December 11, 2017: Anti-Apartheid Activism and the Labor Movement.  Hilberry A, WSU Student Center.  RSVP to jennifer.hart4@wayne.edu.

September 2017:  Social Media and the Workplace

June 2017:  7th Annual Labor Leaders on Labor Forum, WSU

May 2017:  Michigan Local Government Pension and Retiree Healthcare, WSU

April 2017:  "Beyond 15", Book Signing Session, WSU

December 2016:  The Impact of the 2016 Elections on Business, Labor, and Healthcare, co-sponsored with BlueCross/BlueShield Michigan

November 2016:  The 2016 Elections, co-sponsored with the Metro Detroit Labor and Employment Relations Association

November 2016:  Meet the Agencies: Resolving Employment Disputes, co-sponsored with Michigan Labor Management Association, WSU

April 2016:  6th Annual Labor Leaders on Labor Forum, WSU

April 22, 2015:  5th Annual Labor Leaders on Labor Forum, WSU

March 12, 2015:  Local Union Communications, WSU

January 20, 2015:  MAELR Careers, WSU

October 29, 2014:  Career Readiness Workshop, WSU

March 12, 2015:  Local Union Communications , WSU

January 20, 2015:  MAELR Careers, WSU

October 29, 2014:  Career Readiness Workshop, WSU

May 8, 2014:  Symposium on Changing Roles and Employment Relationships in Healthcare, WSU

February 19, 2014:  Arbitration Workshop, WSU

January 27, 2014:  Bob Morris Lecture and Book Signing, WSU

January 17, 2014:  Workplace Violence in Healthcare, WSU, co-sponorsed with the Michigan Nurses Association

October 15, 2013:  Detroit in Bankruptcy: Past, Present, and Future, WSU, co-sponosored with the School of Business Adminstration

April 18, 2013:  4th Annual Labor Leaders on Labor Forum, WSU

March 1, 2013:  Michigan's Changing Public Sector Legal Landscape, WSU

January 23, 2013:  Careers in Labor and Employment Relations, WSU

October 2012:  North American Labor History Conference, WSU, co-sponsor

June 5, 2012:  Rebuilding American Manufacturing, WSU

May 21, 2012:  The Future of Public Sector Unions and Collective Bargaining, WSU, co-sponsored with MPELRA, ASPA, and MLMA

April 19, 2012:  3rd Annual Labor Leaders on Labor Forum, WSU

April 16, 2012:  Negotiating Strategically Under Economic Challenge in the Public Sector, WSU

November 3, 2011:  Careers in Labor and Employment Relations, WSU

October 26, 2011:  Perspectives on Michigan's Emergency Managers Act, WSU, co-sponsored with Michigan Labor Management Association and local chapter of American Society for Public Administration

October 2011:  North American Labor History Conference, WSU, co-sponsor

April 7, 2011:  "The Future of Unions in the U.S." (covered by C-SPAN), WSU

April 7, 2011:  2nd Annual Labor Leaders on Labor Forum, WSU

May 3, 2010:  Labor@Wayne Inaugural, WSU

April 14, 2010:  1st Annual Labor Leaders on Labor Forum, WSU

March 31, 2010:  Forum on Workers' Rights, WSU, co-sponsored with School of Law

March 9, 2010:  Maximizing the Performance Impacts of Labor-Management Forums, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Washington, DC, co-sponsored with American University and Syracuse University

January 22, 2010:  Doing Development Differently, WSU, co-sponsored with Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy

November 7, 2009:  Labor Political Fundraising, IUOE Local 324 in Novi, co-sponsored with Michigan AFL-CIO and IUOE Local 324

September 10, 2009:  Federal Union Forum, National Labor College, co-sponsored with American University and Syracuse University

April 6, 2009:  Forum on Resuscitating and Revitalizing American Labor, WSU, co-sponsored with School of Law