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"Equal Pay Can't Wait" Press Conference

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Rutgers’ Center for Women and Work (CWW) hosted an event with Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg on Friday, January 29, 2016 celebrating the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

Equal Pay Press Conference Celebrating The Anniversary of Lilly Ledbetter Act

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Rutgers’ Center for Women and Work will host an ‘Equal Pay Can’t Wait’ event on the Lilly Ledbetter Act Anniversary on Friday, January 29, 2016. The act amended the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to state that the 180-day statute of limitations for filing an equal-pay lawsuit regarding pay discrimination resets with each new paycheck affected by that discriminatory action. The event is one of 20 nationwide highlighting continuing efforts to close the wage gap between men and women.
 
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Rutgers’ Center for Women and Work will host an ‘Equal Pay Can’t Wait’ event on the Lilly Ledbetter Act Anniversary on Friday, January 29.

The Martin Gerber Endowed Student Support Fund

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Martin Gerber was the founding member of the United Auto Workers Union (UAW) Local 595. Martin was also the Director of the Region 9 office of the UAW for 39 years. He helped grow Region 9 of the UAW from 20,000 members to 120,000 under his leadership. Martin then helped found Region Nine Housing Corporation of New Brunswick, NJ. Region Nine Housing Corporation is a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to meeting the housing needs of senior citizens and disadvantaged families, for over 30 years.

Mid-Year Fellows Workshop Brings Together More Than 60 Scholars

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Raymond B. Carey Jr. Is Recognized For His Contributions To SMLR
 

Health Care Talent Network Kicks-off Apprenticeship Program Classes

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On January 11, 2016, the New Jersey Healthcare Talent Network (NJHCTN) kicked-off the first day of classes for its pilot apprenticeship program. Approximately 20 program participants will spend four weeks learning about the healthcare industry and the responsibilities of community healthcare workers prior to spending a minimum of 2,100 hours of on-the-job training at apprenticeship sites. During the inaugural class, they were joined by representatives from Horizon NJ Health and Saint Peter's University Hospital, which have agreed to serve as apprenticeship sites.

Julia Colvin Joins SMLR As The Assistant To Dean James Hayton

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Julia Colvin, MLER '13, joins SMLR as the assistant to Dean James Hayton. Julia assists in the day-to-day operations of the school and provides support for special projects. 

Media Coverage - January 26, 2016 Summary

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