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Anner to present at TEDxPSU Conference

Anner to present at TEDxPSU Conference

TEDxPSU's annual conference will take place virtually this year on Saturday, March 6 at 1 p.m.

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Social entrepreneur takes his next big step with World Campus degree

Social entrepreneur takes his next big step with World Campus degree

Jamie D. Elder will be finishing his second Penn State World Campus degree this May, but a bachelor of science degree in organizational leadership (OLEAD) is just the most recent in his long list of accomplishments.

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Clark elected president of the Labor and Employment Relations Association

Clark elected president of the Labor and Employment Relations Association

School Director Dr. Paul Clark will serve as president-elect in 2021–22 and president in 2022–23 of LERA.

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Webinar: "Achieving Diversity and Inclusion in Arbitrator Selection"

Webinar: "Achieving Diversity and Inclusion in Arbitrator Selection"

Join the School's VLERA chapter for their next webinar on Wednesday, February 17, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. EST.

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Next Installment of IHRM Webinar Series to be Held March 11

Next Installment of IHRM Webinar Series to be Held March 11

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - As part of their ongoing IHRM webinar series, the SFU Centre for Global Workforce Strategy, CIHRS, and ESCP Business School will be hosting their next webinar, "How Global Leaders Advance Organizational Goals: The Power of Downward Deference." The webinar will feature Dr. B. Sebastian Reiche and take place on Thursday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m. EST.

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CIHRS Speaker Speakers Series Feb. 24

CIHRS Speaker Speakers Series Feb. 24

The Center for International Human Resources will welcome Dr. Rajesh Kumar to discuss "Self-Regulation and Expatriate Adjustment" at 11:30 a.m. EST.

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What Difference Does a Union Make? Banana Plantations in the North and South of Guatemala

What Difference Does a Union Make? Banana Plantations in the North and South of Guatemala

Unionized workers on Guatemala banana plantations earn more, work fewer hours, face less sexual harassment, and have safer workplaces, including during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Center report, which is published with the Solidarity Center. (The report also is available in Spanish.) The report finds that non-unionized workers in the country’s south earn less than half the hourly pay of unionized workers in the north, while working 12 hours per week more. Thirty-nine percent of all bananas sold in the United States are produced in Guatemala.

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Alumni couple creates endowment for School of Labor and Employment Relations

Alumni couple creates endowment for School of Labor and Employment Relations

Penn State alumni Beth and Scott Albright have been together — even when jobs and states separated them — for more than 30 years. Because of a new philanthropic gift, their long Penn State story has a new chapter that will continue far into the future.

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Student club offers members a glimpse into the diverse world of Human Resources

Student club offers members a glimpse into the diverse world of Human Resources

Learn more about one of the School's student organizations, the SHRM/SLER club, and meet the current president and vice president. The first meeting of the spring semester will take place Tuesday, February 2 at 7:00 p.m.

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