OCLERA provides a venue for organizations and individuals to obtain unique insights, to expand their knowledge base, and to network with other labor and employment relations professionals. Membership is open to representatives of labor and management, union officials, attorneys, human resources personnel, neutrals, students, and academics, as well as anyone involved in or interested in industrial relations, collective bargaining, and other labor or employment issues in either the private or public sector. OCLERA sponsors bi-monthly dinner meetings on vital labor and employment relations issues. OC LERA also sponsors an annual one-day labor and employment law conference, long considered the “Best in the West,” in conjunction with the National Labor Relations Board and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service,. OCLERA promotes collegiality and cooperation with the goal of fostering better and more productive working relationships through the open discussion of issues and the free exchange of ideas. Check out Programs and Events to see a schedule of upcoming programs.