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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Yana Rodgers of SMLR's Center for Women and Work shares advice for parents balancing working from home and educating their children.

Monday, March 23, 2020
Rutgers Today

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) publishes an op-ed by Kyra Leigh Sutton.

Monday, March 23, 2020
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing many employers to make difficult personnel decisions. SHRM writes about the differences between layoffs and furloughs, quoting Jie "Jasmine" Feng.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Yahoo Finance quotes Janice Fine of the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization, who says gig workers’ employment contracts look like “swiss cheese” because they offer so few protections.

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Yahoo Finance

Highland Park Planet publishes a Q&A with Yana Rodgers of the Center for Women and Work.

Friday, March 20, 2020
Highland Park Planet

"Delivering timely, accurate and credible information to your employees is absolutely vital." Ashley Conway, a former county director of disease surveillance and response, is quoted in this SHRM story about employers and coronavirus communication.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is causing a surge in applications for jobless benefits across the U.S. Michael Merrill tells CBS News, “This is not just an unemployment crisis, it's a social crisis.”

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
CBS News

BizLive (Vietnam) writes about how to maintain your productivity while working from home, quoting Bill Castellano.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
BizLive (Vietnam)

El Destape (Argentina) writes about the progressive movement in the U.S., quoting Rebecca Kolins Givan on growth of union organizing.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
El Destape (Argentina)

“It's just extraordinary, in the worst sense of the word.” Susan Schurman tells Mashable it’s unacceptable that most national parks remain open, with park rangers on the job and in harm’s way, despite the coronavirus outbreak.

Monday, March 16, 2020