News & Events

Labor and Employment Law: Recent, Pending and Potential Changes Conference

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Friday, May 13, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(Coffee and registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
 

Rutgers' School of Management and Labor Relations
Labor Education Center
50 Labor Center Way
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
 

Dr. Michael Merrill is Appointed Director of LEARN

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Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Merrill as a full Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations and Director of its LEARN initiative (Labor Education And Research Now), effective July 1, 2016. Dr. Merrill will be working closely with local and regional union partners across the state, as well as colleagues at Rutgers, to deepen and grow the school's labor education and research services. 

Shaping New Labor Policy, Germany Looks to Rutgers SMLR for Insights

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Shaping New Labor Policy, Germany Looks to Rutgers SMLR for Insights

SMLR Research - May 26, 2016 Summary

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Professor David Allen’s co-authored paper, "Third Party Employment Branding: Human Capital Inflows and Outflows Following 'Best Places to Work' Certifications," was published in the Academy of Management Journal. Professor Allen’s article examines how the branding of employers as “best places to work” relate to the quality of the applicant pool. 

Media Coverage - May 26, 2016 Summary

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May 17

SMLR Proudly Celebrates the Class of 2016

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Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) held its 13th annual Convocation at the Louis Brown Athletic Center on May 14, 2016. More than 450 students attended the event, with a total of 800 students receiving their degrees from the school.

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More than 450 students attended the ceremony, with a total of 800 students receiving their degrees from SMLR on May 14, 2016.

Presentations - May 26, 2016 Summary

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Professor Emeritus John F. Burton Jr.  gave the following presentations this academic year:

Rutgers’ CIWO Hosts Gathering On Innovation In Membership Building

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On May 12, 2016, Rutgers' Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) convened local and national labor unions, worker centers, community organizing groups, and civic tech innovators for a day-long meeting at the National Education Association in Washington, DC, focused on innovation in membership building.
 
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Local and national labor unions, worker centers, community organizing groups and civic tech innovators convened to discuss innovation in membership building during a group discussion organized by SMLR's Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) held on May 12, 2016.