Established in 1945,1 the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations is responsible for fostering and coordinating education, extension, and research activities in labor and industrial relations, including advisory research and information services.2 In 1946, the name Institute for Labor Relations was changed to Institute for Labor and Industrial Relations.3 In 2008, the Institute was redesignated the School of Labor and Employment Relations.4 It offers graduate, professional and extension training for labor, management and civic groups.5 The Chicago Labor Education Program was established to help union leaders improve their leadership skills.6
This unit covers:
-Interdisciplinary Seminar on Economic Development and Comparative Research
-Chicago Labor Education Program (February 1965)
1. Labor and Industrial Relations Building Dedication, November 29, 1962, p. 15.
2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 43rd Report, March 9, 1946, p. 1031.
3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 43rd Report, May 29, 1946, p. 1112.
4. Agenda Item no. 14, Meeting of July 24, 2008, Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda Items, RS: 1/1/801
5. University of Illinois Catalog, 1946-47, p. 280.
6. Announcing Chicago Labor Education Program, p. 1.
Description: Faculty Publications including Margaret Dagen Collective Bargaining (8/31/50) and Labor Movement and the Development of Unions (9/1/50), Herman Erickson Collective Bargaining Procedures and Issues (1953), Homer Gammill Development of Industry and Industrial Management (8/18/50), Milton Derber, Peter Pashler and Mary Ryan Collective Bargaining by State Governments in 12 Midwestern States (12/74), Phillips Garman Grievance Arbitration Manual (1/72), Malvin Rothbaum and Walter Franke Development of A Model University Human Resources Program (7/71), Gilbert Steiner Agreed Bill Process and Illinois Unemployment Compensation Legislation (10/50), Martin Wagner ManPower Resources Section 5 in Atlas of Illinois Resources (5/63) Arnold Weber Union Decision Making in Collective Bargaining (1951), Richard Wilcoek Secondary Labor Force and the Measurement of Unemployment (1951), Murray Edelman National Economic Planning by Collective Bargaining (1954), and Mil Lieberthal and Stanley Rosen, Instructor's Manual for Steward Training (1970).