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We Asked ILRies:
How will ILR
Impact the Future?

Read What They Say
Colin Benedict ’21
Read What They Say
Read the Winter 2020 Issue
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Work and the Coronavirus Hub
Providing resources and analysis to understand how COVID-19 affects work, labor and employment.
Work and the Coronavirus Hub
Work and the Coronavirus Hub

“My time at the ILR School helped me understand both labor and management perspectives, which has proven to be a solid foundation for my career.”

– Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball

Faculty Spotlight

Kate Griffith

Faculty Member

Learn more about research from Kate Griffith, Jean McKelvey-Alice Grant Professor and Chair of ILR's Department of Labor Relations, Law, and History.

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Kate Griffith
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ILRies Change
the Future of Work.

Learn about ILR's impact
Learn about ILR's impact
Catherwood Library

The Martin P. Catherwood Library is the most comprehensive resource on labor and employment in North America, offering expert research support through reference services, instruction, online guides and access to premier collections.

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ILR in the News

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Millman, Bickerman Win Top Awards

Two Class of 1978 graduates are being honored by the ILR School.
2021 Groat & Alpern Awards

ILR Review Special Issue Set for May

The May issue of the ILR School’s peer-reviewed journal explores new theories that help us understand economic and social changes that affect employment relations.
The cover of the ILR Review

State Economies Hit the Most by Coronavirus

As Americans worry about their financial future due to the economic damage from the coronavirus, WalletHub turned to a panel of experts, including ILR Professor Philipp Kircher, to offer guidance.
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Benjamin Drain '22 Presenting Research

NFL player performance decreases by 12% after a new contract is signed, according to research being presented at a SUNY conference. The findings suggest the importance of tailoring incentive plans for other workers.
Benjamin Drain

ILRie Wins Chancellor's Award

Terrill Malone ’21 was active in the ILR Global Service Learning program in Mysore, India, the ILR/University College Dublin program, ILR’s Hopi and Navajo Mediation Engaged Learning program and the Minority ILR Student Organization.
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Campus Life

A view of student life at Cornell University's ILR School in Ithaca, NY.

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Today we will be highlighting Betzabel Vazquez! Swipe right to learn more about her experience!

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Today we will be highlighting Wunmi Duyile! Swipe right to learn more about her experiences!

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Today we will be highlighting, Ketaki Joshi! Swipe right to learn more about her experiences!

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Tune in for our first Alumni Takeover tomorrow with Alum Domonique Collins. Domonique is a 2016 graduate of thea current student in the class of 2022 (2L) at Cornell Law School. During her time at the ILR School, she was involved in MILRSO, Les Femmes de Substance, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc…

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Join the ILR Sports Business Society for the “Business of the NFL” panel to learn more about their unique roles within the organization. We are excited to welcome Kevin Boothe '05, Monica Gimlett '10, Belinda Lerner, and Harrison Marcus '20. Incoming students are welcome to attend. Registration…

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To start of our April Activities #ILR2025 Past, we will be highlighting some Alumni Experiences with this campaign! Swipe right to learn more about Malikul’s experience!

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