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Webinar: Social Protest and Bargaining Strategies -- Promise and Challenges, Examined Then (1960s) and Now

Webinar: Social Protest and Bargaining Strategies -- Promise and Challenges, Examined Then (1960s) and Now

The Center for Workplace Performance continues their webinar series on September 9 with a presentation from Robert B. McKersie, Professor Emeritus of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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After 37 Years, This Veteran is Graduating with Her Penn State Degree

After 37 Years, This Veteran is Graduating with Her Penn State Degree

When Mary Thomas left Penn State Behrend in the early 1980s, she said her intention always was to go back and finish her degree, but life kept getting in the way. Now, 37 years later, Thomas is completing that goal and is set to graduate this summer with a bachelor of science in organizational leadership.

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Wasser Selected as 2020 Kelley-Willits Award Winner

Wasser Selected as 2020 Kelley-Willits Award Winner

Michael Wasser, an adjunct faculty member with the School of Labor and Employment Relations in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts, has been selected as the 2020 winner of the Kelley-Willits Award for Excellence in Online Teaching.

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VLERA Webinar: Advancing Dispute Resolution By Understanding the Sources of Conflict

VLERA Webinar: Advancing Dispute Resolution By Understanding the Sources of Conflict

Our VLERA chapter is hosting a webinar, "Advancing Dispute Resolution by Understanding the Sources of Conflict" on August 19 at 8 p.m. During the presentation, Professor John W. Budd from the University of Minnesota will integrate scholarship from multiple disciplines to develop a multi-dimensional framework on the sources of conflict.

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Hogan to Serve on SHRM Blue Ribbon Commission on Racial Equity

Hogan to Serve on SHRM Blue Ribbon Commission on Racial Equity

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced the members of its new Blue Ribbon Commission on Racial Equity. The commission, convening HR and business leaders to drive actions and find solutions, is part of SHRM's "Together Forward @Work" initiative, a call to action for the business community and HR professionals to address racial inequity in the workplace.

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Prospective student event to focus on professional graduate degree programs

Prospective student event to focus on professional graduate degree programs

Virtual event will highlight programs in the School of Public Policy and the School of Labor and Employment Relations.

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CIHRS Participates in New Webinar Series

CIHRS Participates in New Webinar Series

The Center for International Human Resource Studies participated in the first in a series of webinars focusing specifically on international HRM topics. The series was organized by the Centre for Global Workforce Strategy at Simon Fraser University (Canada), CIHRS, and ESCP Business School in Europe. The next in the series is scheduled for September.

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Faculty, grad students come together to help Centre County residents in need

Faculty, grad students come together to help Centre County residents in need

Centre County COVID-19 Community Response, also known 4CR is “an informal organization that arose based on concerns over the pandemic. It’s about community members getting together to help each other.” The members include two LER professors: Dr. Rebecca Tarlau and Dr. Manuel Rosaldo.

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May 2020 Acting Director's Update

May 2020 Acting Director's Update

The School of Labor and Employment Relations celebrates the class of 2020.

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