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Barbara Lee has been selected to receive the "Alice Paul Equality Award" from the Alice Paul Institute for her work on behalf of women in the workforce.  The award will be presented on April 28th, 2011. 6:00-9:00 p.m. at The Mansion, Plaza 3000, Voorhees, NJ 08043.  Tickets can be purchased on the Alice Paul Institute website. The awards honor individuals from any industry or field who capture the spirit of Alice Paul, and as a consequence, either directly or indirectly, continue Alice's mission of advancing women's equality in America.    

Booksigning and presentation by Lewis Maltby on Monday, March 7 at 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the Labor Education Center, New Brunswick.  Open to the Rutgers community.  "Can They Do That? gives Americans important information they need to know about their rights in the workplace. In clear language, Lewis Maltby unravels the sometimes confusing web of laws and regulations that help shape what happens to employees in America." -Fred Feinstein, former general counsel,National Labor Relations Board Can you be fired for not removing a political sticker from your car? Can you be... read more

By John Chadwick When Rutgers decided to offer a minor in Human Resource Management in the spring of 2009, no one was surprised when 240 students signed up for the program. But few would have predicted what happened next: Over the course of two years the enrollment has more than tripled. A total of 827 students are enrolled in the program, which has expanded from 3 to 11 courses. And, the minor may soon become a major run jointly through the School of Management and Labor Relations, and the School of Arts and Sciences. The surge of interest confirms what some have known for years:... read more

Professor Barbara Lee has been elected to membership in the American Law Institute. According to its website, "The American Law Institute  is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The Institute (made up lawyers, judges, and law professors of the highest qualifications)drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes Restatements of the Law, model statutes, and principles of law that are enormously influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education. ALI has... read more

December 10, 2010 Rutgers Program Helps Ph.D. Students Learn the Ropes of Academic Leadership By Audrey Williams June Chronicle of Higher Education, December 10, 2010 Sean E. Rogers is a third-year graduate student at Rutgers University, a few years yet from entering the academic job market. Still, he's already thinking about how to make the transition from faculty member to administrator. "Eventually, I see myself as getting on the higher-education management track," said Mr. Rogers, a Ph.D. student in industrial relations and human resources who once held managerial positions... read more