The Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) is a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to research, teaching, and service on labor and employment issues. Through the work of its units – UCLA Labor Center, Labor Studies Minor, Human Resources Roundtable, and the Labor Occupational Safety and Health program – the Institute forms wide-ranging research agendas that carry UCLA into the Los Angeles community and beyond.

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May Day Happenings

May Day, also known as International Workers' Day, celebrates workers and working people across the world. In Los Angeles, for over a decade, this day has also become a day of celebration and mobilization for the immigrant community. Below you will find information about upcoming events and marches commemorating workers and immigrants in Los Angeles.

#UCLAForAll Campaign

For over a year, immigrant students at UCLA and across the nation have struggled with uncertainty as ongoing debate in Washington threatens and leaves unresolved the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Strategic Alignment Report

For seventy years, the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) and the UCLA Labor Center have provided scholars, policymakers, labor and community leaders, and the general public with research-based analysis and education.

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