What’s at Stake Today for Workers, Unions? Rutgers Labor Experts Available for Interview

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (November 3, 2020) – Stronger workplace health and safety protections, national paid family leave, a higher federal minimum wage, organizing rights, and other policies critical to workers and their families hinge on the outcome of today’s presidential election.…

ILR study could help unions protect workers’ mental health

During a three-year organizational restructuring at France Telecom that began in 2007 – which called for the downsizing of 22,000 employees, often based on ethically questionable methods – there was a wave of employee suicides. Published reports put the total number of deaths at 35.
Virginia Doellgast, associate professor of comparative employment relations in Cornell University’s ILR School, examines the role unions played in the aftermath of those deaths.