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Our flexible, interdisciplinary major lets students pursue a wide range of academic interests and careers.

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Study the workplace comprehensively with the world's highest concentration of workplace faculty.

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Invest in your career by learning from instructors who blend world-leading research with business-tested practicality.

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We Asked ILRies:
How will ILR
Impact the Future?

Read What They Say
Colin Benedict ’21
Read What They Say
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

Rosemary Batt

Faculty Member

Rosemary Batt is the Alice Hanson Cook Professor of Women and Work at the ILR School.

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Full Story

           

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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Reforming International Law Enforcement

Assistant Professor Desiree LeClercq argues that, while it will be difficult, international organizations must regain control over the enforcement of international law.
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Reforming International Law Enforcement

Leveraging Tech for Meaningful Work

Employers who use technological advancement to reshape workers’ jobs can help improve patient care while improving the work experience of frontline health care workers, Associate Professor Adam Seth Litwin argues in a peer-reviewed commentary.
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Leveraging Tech for Meaningful Work

Kheel Center Undergraduate Award Celebrated

Bernard Kassoy cartoon highlighted in Sukhmani Kaur’s award-winning paper.
Bernard Kassoy cartoon titled “Quiet! Board at Work”
Kheel Center Undergraduate Award Celebrated

LeClercq, Nagaraja Named Global Public Voices fellows

ILR faculty to engage with national and international news media on matters of inequalities and social justice.
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LeClercq, Nagaraja Named Global Public Voices fellows

Scheinman Institute Polling Arbitrators, Mediators

How has Zoom changed dispute resolution practices during the pandemic? How will the arbitration and mediation profession be diversified? Early survey results are expected in December.
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Scheinman Institute Polling Arbitrators, Mediators

Campus Life

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

@cornellilr

Jessie Mancilla, associate director of multicultural affairs in the ILR Office of Student Services, bases his approach with students on his personal experiences. Read more, link in bio. #cornell #cornellilr

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Are you a prospective ILR Student? If so, please watch the ILR information session in preparation for your application. Link: https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/programs/undergraduate-degree-program/undergraduate-admissions/information-session #applycornell #ilrie

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Happy thanksgiving break everyone! This #firstyearfriday I wanted to reflect on what I am thankful for. I am so thankful for two thanksgivings! I am thankful for my lovely family and the delicious dinner prepared by my mom. I am also so thankful for the wonderful Friendsgiving my friends and I…

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Congratulations to our admitted Spring Transfer students! We hope to see you on campus and welcome you to the ILR family this Spring Semester! #cornelltransfers

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