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Faculty Feature: Q & A with Michael Maffie

Faculty Feature: Q & A with Michael Maffie

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 Assistant Professor of Labor and Employment Relations, Michael Maffie.

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Paul Clark Publishes Article in "The Conversation"

Paul Clark Publishes Article in "The Conversation"

"Essential US workers often lack sick leave and health care – benefits taken for granted in most other countries" discusses inequalities emphasized by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public.

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ROTC student plans to help soldiers with her human resources education

ROTC student plans to help soldiers with her human resources education

Penn State senior Dominique Buchholz grew up in a military family, and said her childhood was a driving force behind her desire to help people. Her time at Penn State and participation in Army ROTC has helped solidify her goal to work as a human resources consultant.

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The LABOR School Will Host New Webinar May 7

The LABOR School Will Host New Webinar May 7

"Lessons and Strategies for Online Engagement: How the Labor Movement is Innovating and Adapting" will look at best practices and lessons learned to expand and adapt work in the online sphere. Register in advance to participate.

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Steinle selected as 2020 Labor and Employment Relations Student Marshal

Steinle selected as 2020 Labor and Employment Relations Student Marshal

As part of Penn State's 2020 spring commencement activities, Cory Steinle will represent the College of the Liberal Arts as its School of Labor and Employment Relations (LER) student marshal.

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Labor and Employment Relations student will be 2020 World Campus student marshal

Labor and Employment Relations student will be 2020 World Campus student marshal

As part of Penn State's 2020 spring commencement activities, organizational leadership student Matthew Solovey will represent the College of the Liberal Arts as its World Campus student marshal.

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Research contributes to policy changes to support workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Research contributes to policy changes to support workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Mark Anner, associate professor of labor and employment relations at Penn State, has published the results of a recent study that found that during the COVID-19 pandemic, some global retailers are refusing to pay millions of factory workers, most of whom are women in developing countries, for work they have already completed.

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LA 497 Special Topics Class Offers Students Research Experience

LA 497 Special Topics Class Offers Students Research Experience

Interested undergrad students from any Penn State campus can apply online today at https://ler.la.psu.edu/undergraduate-research-assistant-opportunities.

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VLERA Webinar to be held Tuesday, April 14

VLERA Webinar to be held Tuesday, April 14

The webinar series will continue with a presentation from the School of Labor and Employment Relations' own Mark Gough, assistant professor.

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