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PISCATAWAY, N.J. (June 22, 2020) – The Rutgers NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership (NJ/NYCEO), with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, today announced a new program designed to preserve minority and women-owned businesses, save jobs, build employee wealth, and strengthen local economies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The nationwide initiative centers on employee ownership strategies that enable business owners to sell the enterprise to their employees.  “A large percentage of retiring business owners have no succession plan and no family members willing to take over,”... read more

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations faculty and staff are sharing their expertise on the changing nature of work, employment, and labor as affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.    Is Tattersall workers’ push for a union the start of a trend at Twin Cities bars, restaurants? July 13, 2020  Minnesota Reformer reports workers at a Minneapolis cocktail bar and distillery will vote on whether to unionize, quoting Rebecca Kolins Givan of the Center for Work and Health. Trump’s attack on international students is a new low July 13... read more

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (March 31, 2020) – New Jersey’s home health aides are caring for seniors and people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, while earning an average salary of just $25,000 per year, according to a report released today by the Center for Women and Work at the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations. Since home health aides and other domestic workers are predominantly women, their low wages help to explain why the gender wage gap persists in New Jersey and across the U.S.   “With all of the attention rightly focused on our incredible doctors, nurses... read more

SMLR Career Services Fall 2020 Webinar Series   Join SMLR Career Management Specialists Carlos Flores and Jacqueline Maginnis for our Fall webinar series. Please see this week's schedule below. Login via Rutgers Handshake. Interviewing Skills Tuesday, October 27 2pm - 3pm Virtual Networking Tips Thursday, October 29 2pm - 3pm Questions? Please email smlrcareerservices@smlr.rutgers.edu.

Welcome to the Fall 2020 Semester!   Universitywide Communications Rutgers University will be delivering remote instruction for the Fall 2020 semester. Announcements and information from the Rutgers University administration:   Main University COVID-19 Webpage and Fall 2020 Resources Fee Reduction for Rutgers Students Information for International Students Campus Status Fall 2020 Webpage Visit the Campus Status page for information about: R-connection, the plan to deliver remote education and virtual student engagement in... read more