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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IRLE Director Appointed Special Advisor on Immigration Policy

Dr. Abel Valenzuela, has been appointed Special Advisor to the Chancellor's Advisory Council on Immigration Policy. This council has produced an excellent, wide-ranging report that offers substantive recommendations for addressing the needs of our community of international and immigrant students, researchers, staff and faculty.

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Just In: As part of our ongoing Colloquia Speaker Series we had Professor Paul Apostolidis give an amazing talk on… t.co/3EW4j6eNq3

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