SMLR Interim Dean Adrienne Eaton and Distinguished Professor Susan Schurman edited a new book, Informal Workers and Collective Action: A Global Perspective, with Martha A. Chen. The book features nine cases of collective action in a diverse set of countries to improve the status and working conditions of informal workers.
On May 21-22, Rutgers' Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) at the School of Management and Labor Relations hosted a two-day convening on “Bargaining for the Common Good” in collaboration with the New Jersey Education Association and the National Education Association. Building strong partnerships between labor and community organizations to improve schools and communities was the goal of the two-day meeting, which brought together local NEA teachers’ unions from their NE region, community organizers, and public education advocates.
Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) held its 13th annual Convocation at the Louis Brown Athletic Center on May 14, 2016. More than 450 students attended the event, with a total of 800 students receiving their degrees from the school.
Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) held its 13th annual Convocation at the Louis Brown Athletic Center on May 14, 2016. More than 450 students attended the event, with a total of 800 students receiving their degrees from SMLR. Dean James Hayton led the ceremony.
On May 13, SMLR’s Labor-Management Conference brought together more than 60 lawyers, human resource practitioners, labor representatives, students, and faculty to discuss recent, pending, and potential changes to labor and employment law.
The evolution of the global economy has entered a new phase. As national boundaries have become more permeable and businesses’ local moorings loosened, increasingly transnational competition has challenged labor market institutions, triggered political realignments, and shifted firm-level tasks worldwide. Given that China has been at the center of markets’ global integration, it provides an important entry point to a debate on transregional trends.