Labor Studies & Employment Relations

Assistant Instructor

Faculty

Francis Ryan has taught labor history and industrial relations since 1997. He teaches introductory courses in labor studies, the development of the U.S. labor movement, and graduate courses in public sector employment issues and practices.

  • Education

    Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

    M.A. Villanova University

    B.A. La Salle University

  • Expertise

    - Labor history

    - Industrial relations

  • Files

  • fryan@work.rutgers.edu
  • School of Management and Labor Relations
    Rutgers University
    Labor Education Center
    50 Labor Center Way
    New Brunswick, NJ 08903

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Student Requirements For An Online Degree Program

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Requirements for a major in LER are identical for both the online and in-person versions. Online learners will not be segregated into a separate cohort. Typical online learners:

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Curriculum Highlights

Our curriculum is designed to prepare students with a broad education in the nature of work and the workplace.  Courses are taught by a world-renowned faculty known for their teaching ability, cutting-edge research, and real-world experience in the field.  

Required courses include:

Computer Requirements For Online Learning

Hardware

  • Computer that is not older than 2–3 years. Students are responsible for the viability of their computer (PC or MAC) and the software used to complete assignments.
  • Broadband Connection
  • Reliable internet access
  • Cellphone
  • Headphones with a microphone (USB is best)

Software & Plug-ins

Social Media Workshop

 

In September 2012, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) was involved in a highly publicized strike. The CTU ultimately was successful in its contract negotiations in large part due to its innovative social media campaign. This campaign was led by the CTU's Social Media and Video Director Kenzo Shibata.

Customized Training For Unions


Any topic, anytime, anywhere...

LEARN offers customized training programs for labor unions and joint training programs for labor and management. The customized training programs begin with consultation sessions with our faculty members, in which they learn and assess your needs. After understanding your particular needs, we design the curriculum specifically to meet your needs and deliver the programs at times and in locations convenient to your organization.