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An article about SMLR’s innovative new certificate program, Leadership Development for Early Career Women, appears on the front page of the Wednesday, October 26 editions of the Asbury Park Press, Courier News/Home News Tribune, and Daily Record.  The program – a partnership between SMLR’s Center for Women and Work and the school’s Executive and Professional Education group – is designed to empower women to reach management positions within their companies and stay on the leadership track. “Issues such as work-life balance, pay gaps, and corporate culture... read more

October 17, 2016 — Responding to a growing and urgent need in the U.S. health care industry, the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations and the Rutgers School of Health Professions are teaming up to launch a first-of-its-kind Certified Health Care Manager™(CHM) program in February 2017. Delivered in 30 comprehensive modules over the course of three semesters, the program will train health care managers to better meet the stringent requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare. “How health care providers are paid for services has vastly changed,”... read more

On October 6-7, 2016, Rutgers SMLR’s Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) hosted the Labor and Research Action Network’s (LRAN) two-day logistics conference at Rutgers’ Labor Education Center. More than forty participants gathered including university-based academics and researchers and organizers from unions, worker centers and policy organizations. The goals of the conference were for scholars and practitioners to exchange relevant current research on logistics, identify overlapping interests and ideas for policy and organizing campaigns, and to identify research... read more

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations and School of Health Professions team up to prepare health care managers to better meet Obamacare requirements Monday, October 17, 2016 By Dory Devlin | Rutgers Today   As health care managers face complicated requirements for measuring how care is being provided to millions more patients in a rapidly changing health care field, two Rutgers schools are teaming up to train managers to handle multiple challenges. “There are many new demands on us through the Affordable Care Act’s triple aim of improving quality,... read more

When Duchenne muscular dystrophy robbed Thomas Roy of the ability to walk, it sharpened his desire to succeed. Making use of online courses and new technology, the 22-year-old Rutgers student is achieving academic success as he works toward a bachelor’s degree in the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR). “I believe that my lack of physical strength has motivated me to keep my mind sharp,” Roy said. “It is important for me to remain challenged.” Diagnosed with the muscle-deteriorating disease as toddler, Roy was able to walk for the first nine years of his life.... read more