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Michael Merrill
Michael Merrill

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Merrill as a full Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Labor Studies and Employment Relations and Director of its LEARN initiative (Labor Education Action Research Network), effective July 1, 2016.

Friday, March 25, 2016
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The Northeast TURN and New Jersey Collaborative School Leadership Initiative Conference brought together more than 70 educators and members of teacher associations from districts across several northeastern states to further discuss ways to cultivate a culture of collaboration at their school sites.  

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Justice National Conference
Justice National Conference

On February 12, the Jobs with Justice National Conference in Washington, DC kicked off with an energetic and inspiring networking breakfast for women in labor and community organizations.

Thursday, March 10, 2016
CIWO gathering
CIWO gathering

On February 11, 2016, the Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO) at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations convened close to 40 participants at the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) in Washington, D.C. for a discussion about membership-building and income generation for worker and community organizations in the economic justice movement.

Thursday, March 3, 2016
"Equal Pay Can't Wait" Press Conference
"Equal Pay Can't Wait" Press Conference

Rutgers’ Center for Women and Work (CWW) hosted an event with Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg on Friday, January 29, 2016 celebrating the seventh anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Diane Burns, Assistant Professor at the University of Sheffield, UK, discussed the mistreatment of vulnerable people while in hospital or living in residential care. She examined the forces that inhibit staff and residents from "speaking out" about poor care.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Susan Dentzer, senior health policy adviser for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and renowned health policy expert and journalist, was the keynote speaker at the Employment Relations in Healthcare Conference held on March 14, 2014 in Rutgers Labor Education Center.

Monday, May 12, 2014

On May 8, 2013 Rutgers SMLR held its 8th annual Labor and Management Conference, focused on facilitating a discussion on the health and well-being status of workers and its relationship to work. Conference speakers addressed several issues negatively affecting workers, many of whom are overworked and overstressed.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

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