News & Events

Richard Masur Talks About The Act of Leading Unions

Each week students in SMLR’s Leadership in Work Organizations course take part in an in-depth examination of leadership—what it is, where it comes from, and how people develop and exercise it—with a focus on leadership within work organizations, including labor unions that represent workers in the workplace.

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On September 24, 2012, Dean Susan J. Schurman and Professor Rebecca Givan, instructors of SMLR's Leadership in Work Organizations course, invited Actor Richard Masur to attend the class as a guest speaker. Masur is a member of the executive committee of the New York SAG-AFTRA Local and has a role in the new HBO hit, Girls.
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SMLR Introduces Problem-Solving Model To Association of Flight Attendants’ New Bargaining Committee

In August, Dean Susan J. Schurman teamed up again with Peter DiCicco, her co-facilitator during the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) merger, to facilitate a meeting of the Association of Flight Attendants’ (AFA) newly formed United Airlines bargaining committee. 

Teaser: 
In August, Dean Susan J. Schurman teamed up again with Peter DiCicco, her co-facilitator during the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) merger, to facilitate a meeting of the Association of Flight Attendants’ (AFA) newly formed United Airlines bargaining committee.

SMLR Presents Undocumented and Unafraid Event

September 28, 2012

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RUTGERS HOLDS SPECIAL TALK ON THE NEW IMMIGRANT YOUTH MOVEMENT, “UNDOCUMENTED AND UNAFRAID”

EDITOR’S NOTE: ATTENTION POLITICAL, ASSIGNMENT EDITORS, Professor Janice Fine may be contacted at fine@work.rutgers.edu or 848-932-1746. Hyacinth Miller can be reached at hyacinth.miller@rutgers.edu.

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On September 27, Rutgers University's School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) hosted a special event featuring Sofia Campos, chair of United We Dream, and Kent Wong, director of the UCLA Labor Center, who spoke about the new immigrant youth movement, “undocumented and unafraid.”

NJ Senator Robert Menendez Attends Dedication of Plaque to SMLR

On September 14, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez made a special appearance at SMLR’s Labor Education Center (LEC).

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On September 14, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez made a special appearance at SMLR’s Labor Education Center (LEC). He joined Charles Wowkanech and Laurel Brennan from the New Jersey State American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) to present SMLR with a commemorative plaque.

Healthcare Talent Network’s Holds Job Fair, Offers Services For Skill Development

According to figures released last week by New Jersey’s Labor Department, the state’s unemployment rate is close to 10 percent. In an effort to help strengthen New Jersey’s workforce and provide job opportunities within the healthcare sector, The Healthcare Talent Network (HCTN) held a job fair on August 23 at Raritan Valley Community College.

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The Healthcare Talent Network (HCTN) held a job fair on August 23 at Raritan Valley Community College. The event provided attendees with an opportunity to meet with key industry headhunters, education providers, career counselors, and local industry employers.

MLER Program Welcomes Largest Incoming Class

From an overview of concentrations within labor studies to an introduction to library resources, new students within SMLR’s Master of Labor and Employment Relations Program received a full overview of the school’s program during orientation on September 5. Held in the Labor Education Center, the event was led by Professor Paula Voos, the director of academic programs, and Sattik Deb, director of student services.  

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From an overview of concentrations within labor studies to an introduction to library resources, new students within SMLR’s Master of Labor and Employment Relations Program received a full overview of the school’s program during orientation on September 5.

New Students Welcomed During MHRM Orientation 2012

New students within the master of human resource management (MHRM) program.

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On August 23, Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations welcomed 106 new students into the internationally renowned master of human resource management (MHRM) program. Students were introduced to SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman, MHRM Program Director and Professor Dave Ferio, academic and career service professionals, and several HR faculty members.

Undocumented and Unafraid

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On Sept. 27, join Sofia Campos, chair of United We Dream, and Kent Wong from the UCLA Labor Center for a special event held at the Rutgers Student Center (College Ave) in Room 411 from 1 pm--3pm. Campos and Wong will discuss the "undocumented and unafraid" immigrant youth movement. This event is presented by the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations.

WHY LABOR ORGANIZING SHOULD BE A CIVIL RIGHT

 

ABOUT RICHARD D. KAHLENBERG

Richard D. Kahlenberg is a Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation, where he writes about education, equal opportunity, and civil rights. Read the New York Times article written by Richard D. Kahlenberg and Moshe Z. Marvit (published February 29, 2012).

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The American Labor Museum invites you to a discussion and reading with RICHARD D. KAHLENBERG. This event is hosted by Sondra Stetin Gash, a writer and daughter of Sol Stetin, a trade unionist and educator who worked at the Institute of Management and Labor Relations from 1947 to 1990, before it was established as Rutgers SMLR.