Cornell University

Consulting and Other Services

Cornell's labor experts assist local and national unions with research, consulting, and technical assistance on union, industry, and occupational issues. Services include:

  • corporate research and industry analysis for strategic initiatives
  • comprehensive surveys
  • focus groups
  • consultation on strategies

Topics of recent projects include:

  • organizing
  • impact of trade policy
  • union revitalization
  • the role of unions in employee involvement programs
  • economic development
  • issues in the construction industry
  • the arts and entertainment industry in New York City
  • staffing issues in healthcare
  • improving quality of care and patient safety

Workplace Health and Safety

Cornell University's Workplace Health and Safety Program was established to advance the knowledge and heighten the responsiveness to workplace issues and environmental concerns. Expert faculty have developed programs focusing on evaluation, education, training and communication.