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Prieto/Smith Paper on Early Labor Movement Wins LERA Best Paper Competition

Apr 24 2015

A paper Dr. Leon Prieto co-authored with Psychology major Xavier Smith, entitled Schneiderman, Perkins, and the Early Labor Movement: An Ethic of Care Approach to Labor & Safety Reform, was the winner of the Best Paper Competition, Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA).

Prieto and Smith will present the paper at the LERA annual conference in Pittsburgh on May 28, 2015.

Founded in 1947, the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) is the singular organization in the country where professionals interested in all aspects of labor/employment relations and resources network to share ideas and learn about new developments, issues, and practices in the field.

This research activity between Prieto and Smith was made possible because of Clayton State’s Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URCA) mini-grant, which is designed to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in research projects under the supervision of Clayton State University’s nationally-recognized scholars. 

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