About SMLR



James M. Cooney teaches “Employment Law,” “Immigration Law & Employee Rights,” and “Employment Discrimination Law” courses, along with certificate program courses for human resource, labor relations, and union representatives. 

  • Education

    J.D., School of Law, University of Miami

    B.A., Rutgers University

  • Expertise

    Employment law

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  • jcooney@work.rutgers.edu
  • School of Management & Labor Relations
    Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
    50 Labor Center Way
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Doug Kruse's selected publications

“Projecting Potential Demand for Workers with Disabilities,” Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 133, No. 10, October 2010.  By Douglas Kruse, Lisa Schur, and Mohammed Ali.


“Worksite Segregation and Performance-Related Attitudes,” Work and Occupations, February 2010; vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 45-72.  By Niki Dickerson, Lisa Schur, Douglas Kruse, and Joseph Blasi.


Selected Articles: Dorothy Sue Cobble

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Carla A. Katz, Esq. is an instructor with the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) at Rutgers University in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, where she teaches labor studies and labor and employment law. Prior to joining the faculty full-time, Ms. Katz taught at SMLR as a Visiting Lecturer for more than 12 years, teaching courses in Collective Bargaining, Union Organizing, Women and Work and Occupational Safety and Health among others.

  • Education

    J.D.; Seton Hall University School of Law

  • Expertise

    - Labor studies

    - Labor and employment law

  • Files

The Modern Indentured Servants

June 22, 2011


06/22/2011—The US government currently provides visas for about one million high-skilled foreign workers to work temporarily in the US. These visas, a distinctive sub-category of the wide debate on US immigration policy, raise complex and difficult questions, and from all sides of the debate come strong arguments and answers.