News & Events

Labor-Management Conference Addresses Workers’ Health and Well-being Status

Americans are less healthy across their entire life span than citizens of 16 other wealthy nations, according to National Academies Press’ report

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On May 8, 2013 Rutgers SMLR held its 8th annual Labor and Management Conference, focused on facilitating a discussion on the health and well-being status of workers and its relationship to work. Conference speakers addressed several issues negatively affecting workers, many of whom are overworked and overstressed.

Longtime Professor Jack Chernick's Legacy At IMLR

Professor Jack Chernick, a former SMLR (IMLR at the time) faculty member and university professor emeritus, passed away on March 27 at the age of 97. 

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Professor Jack Chernick, a past SMLR (formerly known as IMLR) faculty member and university professor emeritus, passed away on March 27 at the age of 97. Professor Chernick played an integral role in SMLR's history.

37 Professionals Receive Certificates, Complete LEARN's Continuing Education Programs

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On May 22, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations honored the 30 current members of the Public Sector Labor Relations Certificate Program (PERC) and seven members of Union Leadership Academy (ULA) as they received certificates for completing their program.

Rutgers will study benefits of giving employees a stake in their company

By Beth Fitzgerald
published in NJBiz
June 19. 2013 


Rutgers University will study the impact that enabling employees to have a financial stake in their company can have on the success of firms, and will also delve into the evolving social and economic structure of the corporation and the future of American business.

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Rutgers University will study the impact that enabling employees to have a financial stake in their company can have on the success of firms, and will also delve into the evolving social and economic structure of the corporation and the future of American business. 18 new research fellows have been appointed.

Rutgers' Padma Arvind Connects Jobseekers with Opportunities in the State’s Fastest Growing Industry – Health Care

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Padma Arvind, director of the New Jersey Health Care Talent Network, explains her vision and work for the network.

Dr. William G. Castellano Appointed Executive Director of Rutgers’ Center for Management Development

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Rutgers Business School (RBS) and the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. William G. Castellano as Executive Director of Rutgers’ Center for Management Development.

SMLR Proudly Celebrates The Class of 2013

 

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Approximately 370 students attended the 10th annual Convocation and graduated as the Class of 2013 on May 18. The event's four student speakers reminded their peers of the opportunities that lie ahead as graduates from Rutgers SMLR. View photos and read about the celebratory event.

SMLR Welcomed Students, Alumni, and Friends During Rutgers Day

 

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On April 27, Rutgers SMLR held its activities on Busch campus and welcomed the crowd of 83,000 people who attended the university's fifth annual event. Thank you to the approximately 25 SMLR students and alumni who graciously volunteered to help promote our school and the students, alumni, and friends who attended! View our photo album on Facebook.

SMLR’s Researchers Analyze and Report On Colorado’s SECTORS Initiative

Strategies Are Recommended To Help Improve The State’s Economic Conditions

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The State of Colorado has adopted Strategies to Enhance Colorado's Talent Through Regional Solutions (SECTORS) and tasked a group of SMLR’s researchers to analyze the results of its pilot programs. Find out how these public-private partnerships can improve an industry's workforce.

Mary Ann Beyster Explains How Empowered Employees Translate Into Business Success

 

How can organizations allow employees to contribute to and benefit from the company’s success?

What happens when workers are empowered in their work environments?

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On April 17, Mary Ann Beyster, president of the Foundation for Enterprise Development, explained to LER students how organizations can give employees the freedom to create the kind of business and environment they would be passionate to work in while also giving employees ownership of that same organization and the rewards commensurate with their contributions.