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LER Alumna Lisette Garcia named assistant VP of diversity, inclusion and belonging

LER Alumna Lisette Garcia named assistant VP of diversity, inclusion and belonging

Garcia is an alumna of the School of LER - she received her doctorate in sociology from Ohio State and her master’s degree in sociology from Virginia Tech. She also holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in labor and industrial relations and another in sociology from Penn State.

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Webinar: "Managing Change During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Hospitals and Health Systems"

Webinar: "Managing Change During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Hospitals and Health Systems"

The Center for Workplace Performance will host Sandra L. Myerson, RN (Associate Principal, Performance Transformation, ECG Consultants, Inc.) on November 11, 2020, at 8:00 – 9:15 p.m. EST.

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CGWR Releases New Research Report

CGWR Releases New Research Report

The Center for Global Workers Rights (CGWR) has published a new research report. This research report is the latest in a series of reports by the center on retailer and brand purchasing practices during the COVID-19 pandemic and their impacts on workers and supplier factories.

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Human resources and employment relations student inspires change

Human resources and employment relations student inspires change

When Catrina Jones enrolled in the Master of Professional Studies program in human resources and employment relations offered via Penn State World Campus last year, she was not anticipating also playing an integral role in the updating of several chapters in one of her textbooks.

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VLERA Webinar: Labor-Management Partnership in Practice: How to Establish and Maintain a Positive Labor Relations Culture

VLERA Webinar: Labor-Management Partnership in Practice: How to Establish and Maintain a Positive Labor Relations Culture

VLERA will host their next webinar on October 21, 2020 from 8:00-9:15 p.m. Webinar participants will hear practical advice from parties who have lived through significant labor-management conflict and found their way to a collaborative culture of openness, respect, and transparency that benefits both sides.

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CGWR and WRC Collaborate on New Research Brief Focused on Garment Workers

CGWR and WRC Collaborate on New Research Brief Focused on Garment Workers

Unpaid Billions: Trade Data Show Apparel Order Volume and Prices Plummeted through June, Driven by Brands’ Refusal to Pay for Goods They Asked Suppliers to Make

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Center for International Human Resource Studies Webinar Series Continues Oct. 15

Center for International Human Resource Studies Webinar Series Continues Oct. 15

As part of their ongoing IHRM webinar series, the SFU Centre for Global Workforce Strategy, Penn State Center for International Human Resource Studies and ESCP Business School will be hosting their third webinar, "The invisible dimensions of human resource management: informal networks, institutions, and practices in international contexts." The event will take place on Thursday, October 15 at 11:30 a.m. EDT.

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Welcome to the New Cohort of M.P.S. students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights!

Welcome to the New Cohort of M.P.S. students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights!

The Center for Global Workers’ Rights and the School of Labor and Employment Relations at Penn State are proud to welcome the seventh cohort of Masters of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) students in Labor and Global Workers’ Rights.

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School of LER to Hold Undergrad Meeting Oct. 14

School of LER to Hold Undergrad Meeting Oct. 14

Join us Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. for an undergraduate information session for all our prospective and current Labor and Human Resource majors and minors to learn more about all the opportunities available to you at the School.

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