The  Virginia LERA Chapter is excited to host a combination of in-person and  virtual events.  These gatherings provide a stimulating forum for speakers from all parts of the employment relations and industrial relations arenas including management, labor, government, attorneys, and academicians. Representatives from management, labor, government, attorneys, and academicians bring a variety of perspectives to the group, encouraging lively discussion of current events in employee and labor relations. The chapter publishes a membership directory, cosponsors workshops and seminars, and hosts a one day labor relations conference. Join us and become a Virginia LERA Chapter member!


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The LERA Virginia Chapter conducts a mix of virtual and in-person meetings, plus an annual conference. Please check event listings here.                                                                .

About LERA

The Labor and Employment Relations Association is a singular organization of professionals interested in industrial relations and human resources. If you are a professional or an academic in the field of industrial relations and human resources, we invite you to join the National LERA. The National LERA organization provides a network of IR and HR practitioners and academics who share their knowledge and insight through regular LERA publications and at LERA meetings twice a year. LERA was founded in 1947 as the IRRA (Industrial Relations Research Association) and today encompasses more than 4,000 members.

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Hi- Sorry for delay! This is not a page I normally check and it looks like nobody else on our Board has either. But yes we are doing our annual conference on September 10th in Richmond. Details to follow! Also, we are in need of another government-side rep on our Executive Board. If you are interested, let me know and I can give you more details of what is involved. Email me directly at Thanks!

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