On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, Rutgers SMLR's Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) co-hosted an afternoon forum, “Bargaining for the Common Good: Lessons from Los Angeles and Beyond,” with the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. The forum focused on lessons learned by organizers of the “Fix Los Angeles Campaign,” a diverse coalition of labor and community groups that broke the mold on collective bargaining in Los Angeles and won back jobs and public services for the city. Panelists engaged a full room of... read more

Contact: Steve Flamisch, (848) 252-9011 (cell), PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations’ Center for Women and Work today announced the launch of Leadership Development for Early Career Women, an Executive and Professional Education certificate program that is designed to help young women advance to management positions within their firms. The announcement follows a recent Catalyst report, which revealed that women hold only 19.9% of board seats and 26.9% of directorships at S&P 500 companies. “... read more

Today’s rapidly changing workforce dynamics and technological advancements require Human Resource professionals to keep ahead of the curve to perform at their best. Join Rutgers Executive and Professional Education (EPE) on July 28th for a 30 minute webinar about the mobile workforce and gain an enhanced understanding of workforce mobility, solutions to implement a mobile workforce, and steps to become a mobile workforce change agent. Additionally, in this webinar you will: Identify some emerging mobile technologies and their impact on Human Resources Learn what mistakes to avoid... read more

    Kelly Dougherty, LSER’ 11 was appointed director of energy management at FirstService Residential, a leading property management company in New York City. She will support FirstServices’ commitment to environmental responsibility, working closely with clients, industry leaders, and government agencies.    Zachary Lerner, LSER ’11 was recognized in The Nation's recent article for coordinating the New York Communities for Change (NYCC)’s fight to maintain affordable housing in New York.

SMLR doctoral candidate Mason Ameri was recently appointed as instructor at the Honors College, Rutgers University. This past academic year, the Honors College’s inaugural year, Mason held the position of graduate fellow and helped to further develop the college’s curriculum. Through his instruction, Mason led 80 of the 500 students to develop “innovation solutions” to address global challenges. Each of Mason’s sections have become finalists for the next phase of the Honors College initiative: The Innovation Lab, a platform that provides selected project teams of exceptional promise with... read more