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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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

The Dow posted its worst point drop in history, one day after the Federal Reserve slashed the interest rate to near zero. Peter Rokkos tells U.S. News and World Report, “Bruised market egos are looking for some assurance that this is an economic blip with a v-shaped, sharp recovery in the medium term.

Monday, March 16, 2020
U.S. News and World Report

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is ordering all bars and restaurants to shut down effective 8pm today, except for take-out food. Ashley Conway talks to NJBIZ about what's ahead for these businesses and their employees.

Monday, March 16, 2020