• February 07, 2012
    For the past year, Acting Dean Sue Schurman has served as lead facilitator for the merger process between the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). ... On January 29, Acting Dean Schurman joined the leadership of both unions at the annual SAG Awards to celebrate the boards' approval.
  • January 19, 2012
    With a growing need for family-friendly workplace policies, a new study commissioned by the National Partnership for Women & Families, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, concludes that providing paid family leave to workers leads to positive economic outcomes for working families, businesses and the public.
  • January 18, 2012
    SMLR's Center for Women and Work (CWW) and the National Partnership for Women & Families, based in Washington, D.C., will convene a conference call to discuss the new study, Pay Matters: The Positive Economic Impacts of Paid Family Leave for Families, Businesses and the Public.
  • January 04, 2012
    Professor Dana Britton has recently been appointed as SMLR's Director of the Center for Women and Work. She says, "I look forward to joining the faculty of SMLR and building on the great work of the Center."
  • December 23, 2011
    On December 6, students in the fall 2011 semester of Work, Society, and Quality of Life teamed to partake in their final presentation. Highlighted by vibrant, oral arguments and lively cross examinations, the event once again succeeded in challenging students’ thinking while giving insight into the legislative process.
  • December 23, 2011
    On December 2—3, a group of SMLR faculty from the Labor Studies and Employment Relations department presented the preliminary results of their study, “Trade Union Responses to Representing Workers in The Informal Economy,” at an American Center for International Labor Solidarity (ACILS) conference in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • December 22, 2011
  • December 20, 2011
    On December 4, Professor Bill Castellano, Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations professor and director of the undergraduate Human Resource Management (HRM) programs, was awarded honorary membership into the University’s Chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success during an induction ceremony in Scott Hall.
  • December 20, 2011
    Professor Jessica Methot spent the semester utilizing polling to engage her students, posing 3-to-5 questions per class on a range of HR topics,
  • December 20, 2011
    On December 9, approximately 85 people gathered at Rutgers’ Labor Education Center to attend the 7th annual Labor and Management Conference, addressing what labor and management need to know about the impact of the healthcare reform.
  • December 19, 2011
    Professor Dorothy Sue Cobble explains in her Star-Ledger op-ed why Occupy Wall Street is not the first movement to use occupation as a protest tactic (and creative political theater) to hold elected officials accountable for their inaction.
  • November 28, 2011
    Elaine Kovac Stroud has joined us as SMLR's Assistant Dean of Business and Administration. Elaine is a Rutgers alumna and has more than 12 years of leadership experience and proven skills in successful office management. She has held a variety of business positions at Rutgers since 2000.
  • November 14, 2011
    With the fall semester in full swing, we have entered a season marked by many new beginnings, including my own start as acting dean of the School of Management and Labor Relations. It is a pleasure and honor to provide leadership for the school.
  • November 07, 2011
    On October 20-22, doctoral students Kyongji Han and Andy Kim along with MHRM alumni Youngsang Kim and Janghoon Seo received the Best Graduate Student Paper Award at the 54th Midwest Academy of Management Annual Conference held in Omaha. Read more in our new SMLR Update:
  • November 02, 2011
    "Understanding and effectively managing cultural differences is critical, but often underestimated by those at the senior level. And doing this well could be a make or break for companies," says Paula Caligiuri, professor in the HR management department, as quoted in CNN's article The Global Workforce: Challenge or Asset.
  • October 25, 2011
    Teresa Boyer, Executive Director for the Center for Women and Work, is quoted in Suburban Family Magazine's article, "A Mother's Work." Boyer discusses issues surrounding working mothers and those who stay at home.
  • October 21, 2011
    On October 19, Jeffrey Keefe “debunked the myth of the over-compensated public employee” at an information session held at the Learning Education Center in New Brunswick. SMLR students, alumni, and friends of the school attended the event, organized by the SMLR Alumni and Friends Association.
  • October 11, 2011
    Heather McKay, from SMLR's Center for Women and Work, discusses why it's important to provide training for women that fits into their schedules and how this can help support their families. Watch the video from Rutgers Today.
  • October 10, 2011
    On October 3, approximately 40 students from the Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program gathered in the Janice Levin Building to learn about internship and employment opportunities at Johnson & Johnson. Pamela Cash, a 2008 MHRM graduate and the event’s guest speaker, shared her experiences.
  • October 03, 2011
    It didn’t matter that Rutgers teaching assistant Megan Geerdts belongs to a union set in academia, and the other women she met on Monday were postal workers, transit workers, and plumbers.At the Northeast Regional Summer School for Union Women, held last week at Rutgers Labor Education Center, she felt an immediate sense of solidarity.