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Highlights from ILR - Spring 2011

The ILR Sports Management Club blog compares the roles of collective bargaining in sports and traditional industries. Learn more.

Francine Blau, ILR professor and Cornell’s Frances Perkins Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and Labor Economics, will discuss "The Gender Gap: Going, Going … But Not Gone," at 10 a.m. Thursday in the BorgWarner Community Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, 101 E. Green St., Ithaca.  The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Cornell Campus Club, the American Association of University Women and the Tompkins County Public Library.

In a radio interview, Hannah Rudstam of ILR's Employment and Disability Institute discussed a study she led on employment issues for veterans with disabilities. Interview under "podcasts" at http://www.whcu870.com/.

Associate Professor Jefferson Cowie discussed his book, "Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class," on C-Span's BookTV program. The segment can be viewed at http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/295860-1.