The Greater Houston Labor and Employment Relations Association has been affiliated with the national LERA since 1977. The chapter’s Executive Board consists of 12 people: 3 from Management; 3 from Labor; 3 from Education/Neutrals; and 3 from Government.


The 45-member chapter meets four times a year.


Annual dues are $10 for regular membership, $5 for students and retirees, and $100 for organizations. Membership year runs from January 1 through December 31.

Membership Form (in PDF)

About LERA

The Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) is the singular organization in the country where professionals interested in all aspects of labor and employment relations come together to share ideas and learn about new developments, issues, and practices in the field. Founded in 1947 as the Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA), the national LERA provides a unique forum where the views of representatives of labor, management, government and academics, advocates and neutrals are welcome. Today, LERA constituencies include professionals in the areas of academic research and education, compensation and benefits, human resources, labor and employment law, labor and management resources, labor markets and economics, public policy, training and development, and union administrations and organizing.

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I have written a book for teachers who work with students of all ages. The subject is Robert’s Rules of Order. The book is Robert’s Rules for Kids and Big Kids.
I would like to assist in helping reduce conflict wherever it appears. Fairness is very important to me. I would like to see if we could both benefit from my association with LERA. A friend who was an arbitrator in Portland, Oregon and a LERA member advised me to do so.

Ted, I am sorry, but I do not believe this is something we would want to pursue. Best of success. Michael Brock – President, Houston LERA

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