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Rutgers Program Elevates Women of Color in the Worker Justice Movement

The Rutgers Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO), with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, today expanded a nationwide initiative to elevate more women and people of color—especially women of color—to leadership positions in...
24-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Rutgers Program Helps Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

The Rutgers NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership (NJ/NYCEO), with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, today announced a new program designed to preserve minority and women-owned businesses, save jobs, build employee wealth, and strengthen local...
22-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Report: Home Health Aides Scraping By on Low Wages During Pandemic

They provide a critical service to thousands of seniors and people with disabilities, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, the average home health aide in New Jersey earns just $25,000 per year.
31-Mar-2020 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: "Bottom-Line” Bosses May Invite Unethical Conduct, but Sometimes There’s a Payoff

On National Bosses Day, a study explores what happens when leaders adopt a "bottom-line mentality" at work. The researchers offer a new diagnostic tool to help organizations measure their own ethical climate.
16-Oct-2019 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Report: 1 in 10 Politicians Has a Disability. That's a Gap in Representation

The disability community is underrepresented in American politics with three exceptions. People with disabilities ages 18-34, Native Americans with disabilities, and disabled veterans of recent wars, including those who served in Iraq and...
3-Oct-2019 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

As Congress Eyes Pell Expansion, Report Urges Quality Controls

Rutgers researchers propose a framework for measuring the quality of short-term job training programs and other non-degree credentials. These controls would help to protect consumers from predatory programs.
8-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Voter Turnout Surging Among People with Disabilities

People with disabilities comprise an increasingly powerful voting bloc heading into the 2020 elections, outnumbering Latino voters and nearing the number of African-American voters.
10-Jul-2019 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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