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Although many organizations place a high importance on employee retention, there remains a gap between science and practice in this area. Join Executive and Professional Education (EPE) for a 30-minute webinar on September 21st where we will narrow this gap and learn to:   Identify important misconceptions about employee turnover Review evidence-based retention management strategies Learn the latest thinking regarding evidence-based retention strategies   Speaker: Dr. David Allen is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Human Resources... read more

The number of eligible voters with disabilities is growing with the aging of the population and advances in medical technology. Download SMLR Professors Lisa Schur and Douglas Kruse's state-level projections of the number of eligible voters with disabilities in the November 2016 presidential elections. You can also view the full report.  Our researchers can be contacted as follows: Dr. Lisa Schur Professor and Chair Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations Rutgers University (schur@work.rutgers.edu) Dr. Douglas Kruse Distinguished Professor... read more

On July 18, 2016, the Surdna Foundation, Rutgers’ SMLR Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) and the National Employment Law Project (NELP) co-convened a day-long conversation on how to strengthen enforcement of state and local labor policies. The meeting was hosted by the Surdna Foundation at its offices in Manhattan. It was an unprecedented coming together of foundations, worker centers, unions and community organizations, public interest and legal aid groups and government officials from New York, California, Massachusetts, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle. Participants... read more

We are pleased to announce that Professor Charles Heckscher has won the Academy of Management’s George R. Terry Book Award.   The Academy of Management's George R. Terry Book Award is granted annually to the book judged to have made the most outstanding contribution to the global advancement of management knowledge during the last two years.  Books that contribute to the advancement of management theory, conceptualization, research, or practice are eligible for this prestigious award.     After a thorough review of over 55 submissions, the committee announced... read more

Each summer, the Rutgers’ Goldstein Internship sponsors a student from the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) to intern in Washington D.C. at the Metropolitan Washington Council AFL-CIO. The internship is generously sponsored by Dr. Coralie Farlee, a three-time Rutgers graduate and long-time friend of the school who funds the internship in honor of her late husband, Dr. Bernard Goldstein.  “This internship provided me an unparalleled opportunity to develop my academic, professional, and organizing skills, as well as network with leaders and peers in the labor movement... read more