On September 14, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez made a special appearance at SMLR’s Labor Education Center (LEC). Above, from left: SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman, AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech from the AFL-CIO, Professor and Chair of the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations Adrienne Eaton, and AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Laurel Brennan stand before the commemorative plaque. Above: The commemorative plaque that was given to SMLR hangs in the Labor Education Center (LEC). Above, from left:... read more

According to figures released last week by New Jersey’s Labor Department, the state’s unemployment rate is close to 10 percent. In an effort to help strengthen New Jersey’s workforce and provide job opportunities within the healthcare sector, The Healthcare Talent Network (HCTN) held a job fair on August 23 at Raritan Valley Community College. Above, representatives from Middesex County College meet with attendees. Representatives from Kaizen share information about their training and job opportunities.... read more

Posted: Friday, September 28, 2012 12:00 am The Daily Targum By Adam Uzialko / Correspondent Sofia Campos thought she was an American citizen until she was 17 years old — when applying to college, she discovered she had no Social Security number. “It was with very big and hesitant eyes that my mom had to share this deep and dark secret that my family was undocumented,” said Campos, an intern at the University of California Labor Center. Campos said the shock of finding out she was undocumented made her feel lost and confused during the Rutgers University Student Assembly-... read more

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. Held in the Labor Education Center, the event was led by Professor Paula Voos, the director of academic programs, and Sattik Deb, director of student services.   Professor Paula Voos, director of academic programs, welcomes students into the master of labor and employment relations (MLER) program... read more

New students within the master of human resource management (MHRM) program. 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 came together at Rutgers Visitors Center, where they were introduced to SMLR Dean Susan J. Schurman and MHRM Program Director and Professor Dave Ferio. With Rutgers’ historic timeline decorating the center’s walls, attendees received an overview of the school’s MHRM program and offerings.... read more