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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Rebecca Kolins Givan, via The Counter, on the Whole Foods sick-out: "If employees do this in a coordinated matter, it can create all kinds of problems [for their employers], because there are few or no workers to perform the work."

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The Counter

TechCrunch publishes an op-ed by two county clerks on the need for expanded online voting due to the coronavirus pandemic, citing reports by the Program for Disability Research.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Salud America! reports a disproportionate number of Latino workers have low-wage jobs that cannot be done from home, quoting Christopher Hayes on how this puts them at greater risk of catching the coronavirus.

Monday, March 30, 2020
Salud America!

The New Deal gave us FDR's Civilian Conservation Corps. Writing for and The RecordMichael Merrill argues the COVID-19 pandemic requires a new CCC: a Coronavirus Containment Corps.

Monday, March 30, 2020 and The Record

Instacart workers are striking for hazard pay and better protection from the coronavirus pandemic. Rebecca Kolins Givan tells NBC News, "The American public sees them deserving of respect and decent wages."

Monday, March 30, 2020
NBC News

“When the COVID-19 pandemic has ended in this country, we will see an unequal distribution of infections and deaths along the intersecting lines of race and class.” Christopher Hayes explains in his op-ed for and the Sunday edition of the Star-Ledger.

Sunday, March 29, 2020 and the Star-Ledger

CO, a publication of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, writes about businesses that are forced to furlough or lay-off employees due to the coronavirus
pandemic, quoting Jie (Jasmine) Feng.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Rebecca Kolins Givan, via Bloomberg Law: "The airline industry went through a crisis like this after 9/11 and these unions have experience negotiating on behalf of their members during this time of extreme economic uncertainty."

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Bloomberg Law

Christopher Mackin, a research fellow in SMLR's Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing, writes an op-ed for The New Republic about how to address income inequality in the U.S. after the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The New Republic

Thrive Global publishes a list of tips, quoting Yana Rodgers of the Center for Women and Work.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Thrive Global