On This Day in Labor History:

June 20, 1893:


American Railway Union headed by Eugene Debs founded.

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Tuesday Hours

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Wednesday Hours

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Thursday Hours

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Friday Hours (6/21/24)

Closed

About Us

The James B. Carey Library, located in the Labor Education Center on Cook Campus, offers information services to the students and faculty of the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR), the larger Rutgers community, labor relations & HR management professionals, and the working people and employers of New Jersey. We maintain a specialized collection of books, journals, reporting services and databases in industrial relations and human resources.

 

Library Staff

Please contact Library Director Julie Peters at jpeters@smlr.rutgers.edu or 848-932-9608 for questions about research and information services, hours, interlibrary loan, course reserves and circulating materials. 

Andrew Martin, Part-Time Library Assistant

Owen Socher, Part-Time Library Assistant

SMLR_Net Listserv

The James B. Carey Library administers the SMLR_Net listserv which shares selected news on labor and employment relations and human resource management. The listserv is sent out once a day at Noon, and includes four current news stories. Below is a sample:

Employment continues to expand in 2023, though at a slower pace than in the previous 2 years

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Total nonfarm employment in the United States continued to expand in 2023, with most industry sectors showing slower growth than in the prior 2 years. Over-the-year job gains were led by government and by private education and health services, while job losses occurred in information and in transportation and warehousing.

Check out the full report from the Monthly Labor Review (June 2024).

 

NJ Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Occupational Outlook Handbook