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CGWR Reacts to the Times with COVID-Inspired Short Course

In response to concerns about workers during the coronavirus pandemic, center director Dr. Mark Anner and the Global Labour University collaborated to create a free online course to provide “unionists, scholars, and practitioners from around the world with critical knowledge on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers in global supply chains and labor’s response to protect workers.”

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CGWR Reacts to the Times with COVID-Inspired Short Course

In response to concerns about workers during the coronavirus pandemic, center director Dr. Mark Anner and the Global Labour University collaborated to create a free online course to provide “unionists, scholars, and practitioners from around the world with critical knowledge on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers in global supply chains and labor’s response to protect workers.”

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Teaching and Learning with Technology welcomes newest faculty fellows cohort

Teaching and Learning with Technology welcomes newest faculty fellows cohort

Penn State’s Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) has welcomed eight instructors as members of the newest Faculty Fellows cohort. During the 2020-21 academic year, the projects of Justin Brown, along with colleagues Adrian Barragan and Jamie Garcia Prudencio, Margaret Hoffman, Tom Hogan, Randy McEntaffer, Dawn Pfeifer-Reitz, and Jan Reimann will, in their unique ways, focus on student engagement.

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

Banana production and distribution represent one of the world’s oldest global supply chains. It has been built on a very long history of labor repression, low wages, and union avoidance (Chapman 2007: 8; Schlesinger and Kinzer)

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Hogan Featured in Penn Stater Magazine

Hogan Featured in Penn Stater Magazine

Professor of Practice Tom Hogan was among several of the Black alumni, alumni, students, and faculty to share their experiences and perspectives in the September/October issue of the Penn Stater Magazine.

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M.P.S. Students Research the Impact of Pandemic on Work and Worker Movements

M.P.S. Students Research the Impact of Pandemic on Work and Worker Movements

The pandemic has created urgency and obstacles for new research on the world of work. In summer 2020, four M.P.S. students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights stepped up to this challenge by writing capstone papers on the implications of the pandemic

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M.P.S. Students Research the Impact of Pandemic on Work and Worker Movements

The pandemic has created urgency and obstacles for new research on the world of work. In summer 2020, four M.P.S. students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights stepped up to this challenge by writing capstone papers on the implications of the pandemic for work and worker movements.

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Faculty Feature: Q & A with Elaine Farndale

Faculty Feature: Q & A with Elaine Farndale

Our newsletter features a faculty member question and answer section where you can learn more about our professors' research projects, ongoing studies, and hobbies! This month, get to know Professor Human Resource Management and Associate Director Elaine Farndale.

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September 2020 Director's Update

September 2020 Director's Update

Dr. Paul Clark is back from his sabbatical and shares some of his thoughts about the upcoming semester.

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Virtual internships have plenty to offer labor and employment relations students

Virtual internships have plenty to offer labor and employment relations students

Three students in the School of Labor and Employement Relations discuss their positive experiences with virtual internships this summer.

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