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SMLR Students Use Lessons On HR Strategy To Compete In External Case Competition

On April 19-21, Four students from Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)’ master of human resource management (MHRM) program put their knowledge of human resource strategy to the test by participating in the 2012 Master of Labor and Human Resources External Case Competition held at the

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Four students from Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)’ master of human resource management (MHRM) program put their knowledge of human resource strategy to the test by participating in the 2012 Master of Labor and Human Resources External Case Competition held at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

Online Class Sessions Give Students Access To Global Instructors

In spring 2012, SMLR Ph.D. candidate and human resource management (HRM) instructor Anne-Laure Winkler, creatively enhanced the undergraduate HRM course, Hybrid Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, by introducing a synchronous online component led by international guest speakers. Lani Morris, co-author of The Map of Meaning: A Guide to Sustaining our Humanity in the World of Work (2011) and a New Zealand resident, and Professor Wim Dubbink, a business ethics philosopher from the Department of

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SMLR Ph.D. student and human resource management (HRM) instructor Anne-Laure Winkler, creatively enhanced the undergraduate HRM course, Hybrid Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, by introducing a synchronous online component led by international guest speakers.

LEARN Holds Advanced Labor Studies Program for Blue Cross Blue Shields’ National Labor Office

On June 4-7, Labor Education and Research Now (LEARN) held a customized advanced labor studies program for the National Labor Office of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBS) at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. Approximately 15 of BCBS’s labor account sales executives from across the U.S. participated in the program and explored collective bargaining and healthcare industry transformations in order to meet the challenges encountered in their work. The program culminated in a graduation ceremony, during which participants received a certificate of completion.

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LEARN held a customized advanced labor studies program for the National Labor Office of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBS). The program culminated in a graduation ceremony for approximately 15 BCBS labor account sales executives.

RU SHRM Receives Award For Outstanding Student Chapter

June 27, 2012

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RUTGERS SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT RECEIVES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING STUDENT CHAPTER

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RU SHRM received the Outstanding Student Chapter Award at the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)’s annual student conference in Atlanta, Ga. on June 23. Professor David Ferio, RU SHRM’s director, as well as several RU SHRM representatives were honored with a plaque.

LEARN Holds Workshop On Workplace Harassment

What constitutes a hostile work environment?
How does someone make a claim of harassment?
What is the legal consequence of workplace bullying?

In today’s work environment, the term “harassment” has a much broader meaning than in years past. With the advent of social media and cyberbullying, workers must be aware of their rights and responsibilities for preventing and handling these offenses. 

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What constitutes a hostile work environment? Today, the term “harassment” has a much broader meaning than in years past. On May 10, 2012, SMLR addressed workplace harassment issues and workers’ rights.

Professor Caligiuri, Guest Host for Breakfast at the Barracks

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On April 4, Professor Paula Caligiuri was the guest host for Rutgers iTV Studio's Breakfast at the Barracks. Professor Caligiuri interviewed Dean Sue Schurman, Professor Jessica Methot, and several distinguished Rutgers university professors.

NEW STUDY: HOME-BASED CHILD CARE WORKERS ECONOMICALLY VULNERABLE, VIEW UNION AS PROTECTIVE

May 23, 2012

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RUTGERS STUDY: HOME-BASED CHILD CARE WORKERS ECONOMICALLY VULNERABLE,
VIEW UNION AS PROTECTIVE

Report highlights importance of unionization, caregiver training and economic security

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A new study released by the Center for Women and Work (CWW) at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University describes how home-based workers have fared three years after unionization and only four years after they gained the right to organize.

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Graduates From LEARN's Programs Celebrate In Joint Ceremony

On May 11, 2012, students from the Union Leadership Academy (ULA), Employment Law for Union Representatives, and NJ Public Sector Labor Relations programs graduated during

a joint ceremony held at the Labor Education Center. Professor Tracy Chang, director of LEARN, and Professor Adrienne Eaton, chair of the Department of Labor Studies

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On May 11, 2012, students from the Union Leadership Academy (ULA), Employment Law for Union Representatives, and NJ Public Sector Labor Relations programs graduated during a joint ceremony held at the Labor Education Center.

HR Leaders Graduate from Global Master’s Program

On April 19, ten human resource professionals proudly graduated from SMLR’s Global Executive Master’s Program in Human Resource Leadership (GEMHRL). The graduates, their family, corporate sponsors, and SMLR professors gathered at the Affinia Manhattan Hotel Ballroom in New York to celebrate this milestone.

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On April 19, 10 human resource professionals proudly graduated from SMLR’s Global Executive Master’s Program in Human Resource Leadership (GEMHRL).