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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Mission & Vision


The School of Labor and Employment Relations is dedicated to excellence in scholarly research, teaching, extension and service – advancing theory, policy and practice in all aspects of employment relations.


To create a brilliant future for LER students, faculty, staff and stakeholders across the nation and globe, in which the school is the recognized leader in human resources and labor relations, taking advantage of scholarly research, cutting-edge education, public engagement, technology and our deeply integrated alumni network.