News

  • 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: http://conta.cc/tcQF4S
  • 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 20, 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.
  • October 03, 2011
  • July 27, 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
  • July 20, 2011
    The 2011-2012 Robert W. Smiley Jr. Fellowship in economic history to Professor Stephen Adams. Adams is an associate professor of management at the University of Maryland System’s Salisbury University Franklin P. Perdue School of Business.
  • July 11, 2011
  • June 22, 2011
    NAACP head says black N.J. public workers would be hurt significantly by pension health benefit changes Published: Monday, June 20, 2011 Matt Friedman/Statehouse Bureau. The statement was accompanied by a new report by Professor Jeff Keefe.
  • June 06, 2011
    Over 7,000 public sector collective bargaining agreements documented and scanned by the staff of the James B. Carey Library, School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR), as part of the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) Digitization Project will be available to the public.
  • May 04, 2011
    May 20, 2011- Fiscal crisis in government is real and scope of negotiation is narrow in New Jersey. How should labor unions prepare for such a difficult bargaining environment? This conference is designed for unions representing government workers and offers leading experts’ views on how to bargain in such a difficult fiscal environment.
  • April 15, 2011
    Congratulations to Paula Voos who is the recipient of this year's Ernest McMahon—Class of 1930 Award. This award is given for extending the educational resources of the University to the people of New Jersey through their work at SMLR. Paula has implemented weekend and online course offerings and had strong efforts in the development of the new BS degree program in Labor and Employment Relations.
  • March 10, 2011
    Barbara Lee has been selected to receive the "Alice Paul Equality Award" from the Alice Paul Institute for her work on behalf of women in the workforce. The award will be presented on April 28th, 2011. 6:00-9:00 p.m. at The Mansion, Plaza 3000, Voorhees, NJ 08043.
  • March 02, 2011
    Booksigning and presentation by Lewis Maltby on Monday, March 7 at 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the Labor Education Center, New Brunswick. Open to the Rutgers community. Can They Do That? gives Americans important information they need to know about their rights in the workplace.
  • February 09, 2011
    When Rutgers decided to offer a minor in Human Resource Management in the spring of 2009, no one was surprised when 240 students signed up for the program. Over the course of two years the enrollment has more than tripled. And, the minor may soon become a major run jointly through the School of Management and Labor Relations, and the School of Arts and Sciences.
  • January 11, 2011
    Professor Barbara Lee has been elected to membership in the American Law Institute