News

  • October 04, 2012
    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.
  • October 04, 2012
    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.
  • October 02, 2012
    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.”
  • October 02, 2012
    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.
  • October 02, 2012
    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.
  • September 28, 2012
  • September 25, 2012
    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.
  • September 18, 2012
    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.
  • September 10, 2012
    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.
  • September 06, 2012
    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.
  • August 17, 2012
    August 23 from 9 a.m.--1 p.m.: Join us for this important career fair, where you will meet with key industry headhunters, education providers, career counselors, and local industry employers who are hiring right now!
  • August 10, 2012
    On July 13-14, The School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) hosted the 2012 IAFEP Conference together with the Beyster Symposium, welcoming approximately 125 social science scholars from around the world to Rutgers, including 50 members of Rutgers fellowship program on employee ownership and profit sharing and SMLR Ph.D. students and faculty.
  • August 02, 2012
    The Center for Women and Work is extremely pleased to welcome its new director, Dr. Dana Britton, who began her appointment on July 1, 2012. Dr. Britton is an esteemed scholar of gender and work, who has focused her professional career on women’s advancement in the workplace.
  • July 23, 2012
    Rutgers Center for Management Development (Rutgers CMD) is pleased to announce it has been admitted to the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON). UNICON is a highly selective global consortium of 101 leading university based executive education providers.
  • July 20, 2012
    The New Jersey American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) gave a commemorative plaque to SMLR in honor of the 50th anniversary of NJ AFL-CIO's merger.
  • July 16, 2012
    In this issue of the SMLR Update, we celebrate our many awards and achievements including several successful programs and our most highly cited management scholars. We also spotlight SMLR's coverage in the media and welcome new, talented employees. Please take a moment to read below and feel free to spread our news!
  • July 10, 2012
    Five of SMLR’s human resource management (HRM) faculty are among the most highly cited management scholars in the past thirty years, according to the results of “Scholarly Impact Revisited,” by Herman Aguinis, et al (2012).
  • July 09, 2012
    Four students from Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)’ master of human resource management (MHRM) program put their knowledge of human resource strategy to the test by participating in the 2012 Master of Labor and Human Resources External Case Competition held at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
  • July 09, 2012
    SMLR Ph.D. student and human resource management (HRM) instructor Anne-Laure Winkler, creatively enhanced the undergraduate HRM course, Hybrid Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, by introducing a synchronous online component led by international guest speakers.
  • July 06, 2012
    LEARN held a customized advanced labor studies program for the National Labor Office of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBS). The program culminated in a graduation ceremony for approximately 15 BCBS labor account sales executives.