The Labor Education and Research Center is a state-wide program that combines teaching, research, and public service to improve the lives of Oregon’s workers, their families, and their communities.
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LERC has a lot happening!
In “The Union Advantage” LERC faculty members Mark Brenner and Lina Stepick provide the first empirical assessment of the impact of unions on living standards for Oregon workers.
The authors estimate that unions increased the overall income of working Oregonians by a total of almost $1.4 billion in 2017.