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PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 22, 2017) – The Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations today announced the recipients of 14 academic research fellowships to advance the study of broad-based employee stock ownership, equity compensation, gain sharing, profit sharing, and worker cooperatives. The fellows will be introduced next week in La Jolla, California during the annual Beyster Symposium, which brings together the world’s leading experts on capital shares for the middle class. “Incomes have declined or stagnated for most middle class families since the 1970s, but research shows that... read more

SMLR’s Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) Partners with Georgetown University on the WILL Empower project By Steve Flamisch The Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations is teaming up with Georgetown University on a multi-year project to increase women’s leadership in the labor movement. Left to right: Marilyn Sneiderman, Lane Windham, Sheri Davis-Faulkner, Joe McCartin Supported by a combined gift of more than $1.5 million from the Berger-Marks Foundation, WILL... read more

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 2, 2017) – In a randomized field experiment of close to 4,000 requests for Airbnb rentals nationwide, people with disabilities were less likely to be preapproved and more likely to be rejected outright, researchers at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations revealed today. The findings raise questions about the reach of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the accessibility of services in the sharing economy. (Click here to read the entire study.) “People with disabilities have a history of social exclusion,” said Lead Researcher Mason Ameri, Ph... read more

Rutgers University SMLR Ceremony null More than 450 SMLR students joined their family, friends, professors, and additional members of the SMLR community at the Louis Brown Athletic Center on May 13, 2017 to celebrate a milestone—the completion of their degrees. The event, which marked the school’s 14th annual Convocation, recognized the 890 total graduates from the school this academic year.  SMLR Dean James C. Hayton led the ceremony by first acknowledging the more than 3,000 attendees. “I want to thank all of the friends and family members for the love and support you... read more

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (May 9, 2017) – Rutgers University—New Brunswick and the Consulate General of India in New York today announced the induction of the University’s inaugural Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Chair of Indian Studies, a partnership that will bring esteemed Indian professors to Rutgers to conduct research, teach courses, and strengthen ties with the local Indian community. Currently the only ICCR Chair in the United States, this academic post is a first for both the Consulate and the University. “This partnership firmly establishes Rutgers as a global hub for... read more