Professional Excellence Award


If you think you know somebody that deserves the ILERA Professional Excellence Award, please send a letter or nomination accompanied by the nominee’s résumé/curriculum vitae or by a substantial accounts of the accomplishments of the nominee and should be sent to the ILERA Secretariat at

Call for nominations will reopen in 2021

The ILERA Professional Excellence Award was created in 2017 to recognize outstanding achievements in policy-making in the area of labour and employment relations.

Any member of ILERA or a member of any of the national associations affiliated with ILERA may nominate a professional or practitioner (e.g. union leader, government official, company manager) known for his/her great contributions to the well-being of workers, the significant promotion of labour-management partnership, or innovations in labour policy.