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August 2012

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    Representing workers, collectively

    The Worker Institute at Cornell launches September 12 with a focus on advancing worker rights and informing policy reform.

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    Meet the Class of 2016

    ILR's curriculum and its ability to prepare students for diverse careers are factors behind a growing interest in the school.

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    Five million downloads

    The DigitalCommons@ILR electronic repository of workplace-related documents has seen a major surge in use this year.

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    Global connections

    International development expert and Cornell Rhodes Professor Ramaswami Balasubramaniam has ties to ILR students.

ILR in the News

Newsday - Matthew Freedman, Assistant Professor of Labor Economics
"Minimum wage hike gets support from low-paid New Yorkers"

The Courier - Pam Tolbert, Lois S. Gray Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and the Social Sciences
"Auto boom puts pressure on suppliers"

The Wall Street Journal - Louis Hyman, Assistant Professor of Labor Relations, Law and History
"Ten Things Credit Bureaus Won't Tell You"

Dimensions - Laura Hertzog, Director of Human Capital Development Diversity programs
"Driven by a Sense of Public Service"

More media stories and interviews featuring ILR people at:

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Molding Our Society

Molding Our Society
 In these uncertain times, workers are taking the lead in building sustainable economies, says Sara Horowitz '84, executive director and founder of the Freelancers Union. (2:07) (2:07)


The Worker Institute at Cornell launch event
September 12, New York City

Evening with Mark Pearce '73, Chairman, National Labor Relations Board
September 20, Washington, DC

September 21-23, Ithaca Campus

ILRAA Los Angeles Event
October 3, Los Angeles, CA

ILRAA Philadelphia Happy Hour
October 4, Philadelphia, PA

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