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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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

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