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The 2021 UALE Conference will take place from May 24-27, 2021 , at the University of Illinois at Chicago. (It had originally been planned for May 18-21). The local hosts will be: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Labor Education program; DePaul University Labor Education Center, & the UIC… Read More
Filmmaker Julia Reichert is a lifelong labor educator and feminist, as well as being a member of UALE. Her latest film American Factory , with Steve Bognar, tells the story of the workers in an American factory that was bought and re-purposed by a Chinese company. It won the Academy Award… Read More
Updated April 18
As the world is swept up in the Covid-19 pandemic, major disruptions are happening in all our lives. Like every other organization, UALE must figure out how to keep functioning: what activities must be cancelled or postponed, what can we continue to do by moving online, what… Read More
The University of Oregon Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) has just learned that the university is planning to cut their funding by a full 68%. Most other programs at UO are facing cuts of between 2 and 10%. A 68% cut would totally gut the LERC. There is no… Read More