Forums and Conferences

In addition to its suite of workshops and certificate programs, ILR offers a variety of opportunities to engage with experts in the field.

K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI)

The K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability advances knowledge, policies, and practices to enhance the opportunities of people with disabilities through our projects, training, technical assistance, research, and publications. 

Institute for Workplace Studies

Established in 1999 to serve as a bridge between ILR’s on-campus research faculty and our constituents working in the New York City area, IWS emphasizes the value of collaboration between academics and practice. IWS provides opportunities for discussion and the exchange of ideas between ILR’s scholars and representatives from local academic, government, business, and labor communities in an effort to advance workplace practices, policies, and innovations.

Labor and Employment Law Program

The Labor and Employment Law Program at Cornell ILR brings together social scientists and attorneys to inform each other's work with the goal of addressing contemporary labor and employment law and workplace issues to influence litigation and public policy decisions.

The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution at Cornell University promotes interdisciplinary education, research and training in dispute resolution for students, academics, neutrals and practitioners.