Schmidt Center for Labor Relations and Human Resources

We are committed to delivering high-quality education, professional development, and networking opportunities for individuals and organizations in labor relations and human resources.

The mission of the URI Schmidt Center is to democratize workplaces, enhance worker well-being and economic prosperity, and positively contribute to organizational and societal justice. We do this by providing cutting-edge academic programs, generating scholarship to address relavent and timely workplace issues, and conducting outreach and service to myriad industry, advocacy, and policy partners.