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At its annual meeting held last month in Pittsburgh, Professor Laura J. Cooper was elected as a Vice President of the National Academy of Arbitrators. The Academy is an honorary and professional association of labor and employment…

Professor Laura J. Cooper has been appointed as the Alternate Member of the Minnesota Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) as a representative of the public at large. PERB is a new agency, created by the 2014 Minnesota…
Professor Laura J. Cooper spoke at the "Labor Law Network" at Uppsala University in Sweden, a conference of labor and employment law professors from all the universities in Sweden. Cooper's presentation described labor and employment…
Professor Laura J. Cooper participated in a symposium at Saint Louis University entitled "Teaching Employment and Labor Law." Cooper's presentation, "The Capstone Course in Labor and Employment Law: A Comprehensive Immersion…
A recently released documentary, "Girl from Birch Creek," about Rosalie E. Wahl, the first woman named to the Minnesota Supreme Court in 1977, includes portions of the video-recorded oral history interview that Professor Laura…
Professor Laura Cooper was quoted in a Minnesota Lawyer article entitled "Judge Says Jimmy John's Violated Law, Must Rehire Fired Workers."
The Star Tribune published an article by Professor Laura J. Cooper, responding to an editorial published by the newspaper on Sept. 14. Professor Cooper's article refutes factual assertions made in the editorial by presenting…
On August 30, 2009, the Star Tribune published a letter from Professors Laura J. Cooper and Stephen F. Befort pertaining to the failure of the Anoka-Hennepin School District to fire two teachers who had harassed a student because…