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Health Policy Expert Addresses U.S. Health Care

Susan Dentzer, senior health policy adviser for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and former on-air health correspondent for the PBS News Hour, was the keynote speaker at the Employment Relations in Healthcare Conference held on March 14, 2014 in Rutgers' Labor Education Center. 

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Susan Dentzer, senior health policy adviser for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and renowned health policy expert and journalist, was the keynote speaker at the Employment Relations in Healthcare Conference held on March 14, 2014 in Rutgers Labor Education Center.

Let Student-Athletes Major in Sports

By Susan Schurman
The Star-Ledger
May 6, 2014

The regional National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Northwestern University’s football players are the university’s employees, and therefore may form a union. The players voted recently, and the results are pending.

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SMLR Dean Susan Schurman writes in her op-ed, published in The Star-Ledger, "Rather than making athletes employees, let’s allow them to major in the sport they play. Let them study for a degree in football, basketball or baseball. Let’s integrate sports into the academic curriculum."

First SMLR May Student Day Celebration

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More than 200 SMLR faculty, staff, and students gathered outside the Janice H. Levin Building to enjoy the first ever SMLR May Student Day event.

Video of Rutgers Healthcare Job Fair

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WMBC highlights the opening ceremony for the second annual New Jersey Healthcare Industry Week held at Rutgers University on April 7.

Renowned Economist Evaluates Private Equity Firms

From left, Professor Eileen Applebaum joins SMLR Ph.D. student Fuxi Wang, following Applebaum's talk at the Labor Education Center. See additional photos below.

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Professor Eileen Applebaum, renowned economist and SMLR adjunct instructor, gave a special talk titled, “Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street,” held on April 9 at the Labor Education Center.

Rutgers Holds Job Fair To Mark Start Of New Jersey Health Care Industry Week: April 7

April 7, 2014

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RUTGERS HOLDS HEALTH CARE JOB FAIR TO KICK-OFF NEW JERSEY HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY WEEK: APRIL 7

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Rutgers held a free job fair, featuring more than 30 employers, to mark the start of the second annual NJ Health Care Industry Week. More than 300 people attended the Busch Campus Center to discover education and training in health care professions.

Ph.D. Alumna Selected for Scholarly Achievement Award

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Dr. Aparna Joshi, a 2002 graduate of the IRHR doctoral program, has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Academy of Management Organizational Behavior Division's Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award, recognizing the outstanding scholarly achievement of an early-to-mid career scholar in the field of organizational behavior.

Spring Career Fair Introduces Students To Numerous Recruiters

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More than 200 students from Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations met with more than two dozen recruiters during the school’s Spring Career Fair, held March 7, 2014 in the Livingston Student Center.

New Study: A Review of NJ's Oversight of Third-Party Contractors

March 6, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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According to a new study released today by Rutgers professors, the state of New Jersey is lacking oversight of its third-party contractors. The study assesses this situation and presents recommendations to remedy the situation.