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.

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Work Shift runs an op-ed by Michelle Van Noy of the Education and Employment Research Center urging policymakers to consider labor market factors when deciding whether to expand Pell Grants.

Thursday, July 21, 2022
Work Shift

The Globe and Mail interviews Yana Rodgers of the Center for Women and Work about the need to revalue care work in the U.S. and Canada.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
The Globe and Mail

The Record interviews Christopher Hayes, who says businesses and pro-business politicians are “conveniently removing record profits and profit margins from the equation” when discussing inflation.

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
The Record

Marketplace interviews Janice Fine of the workplace justice lab@RU, who says workers in states that use the $7.25 federal minimum wage are living in poverty.

Monday, July 18, 2022

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) publishes an op-ed, co-authored by Kyra Leigh Sutton, about the benefits of Employee Resource Groups.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Record cites a report by the Center for Women and Work, which finds that 10% of unemployed women in New Jersey quit their job in order to care for their children.

Thursday, June 23, 2022
The Record
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SMLR’s Tracy Chang studied the effectiveness of two self-paced, online programs that you can do while working from home.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

NJ Spotlight News interviews Bill Castellano, who predicts employers will lose top talent if they do not allow hybrid work. PBS and WNET Thirteen republish the story.

Monday, June 20, 2022
NJ Spotlight News

NJ Spotlight News interviews Debra Lancaster of the Center for Women and Work about the potential benefits of universal childcare for kids up to age 5.

Monday, June 20, 2022
NJ Spotlight News

The Record reports on the rise of automation in the restaurant and supermarket industries, with historical perspective from Francis Ryan.

Thursday, June 16, 2022
The Record