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As part of the NYC community, the work and research of the ILR faculty, staff, and students focus on NYC workplace and employment issues. Check out some of our latest projects.
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After almost two years of COVID-19, NYC’s real estate market is starting to heat up, some office workers are returning, entertainment is coming back and a federal infrastructure plan is shining new light at the end of the tunnel. Join some of the most prominent voices in NYC real estate and labor to learn more about how government policy decisions over the coming months will have major impacts on the future of real estate and may determine just how long the road to full recovery will be for builders, property owners, union workers, and other stakeholders across the city.
- Kyle Bragg, President, SEIU 32BJ
- Sabrina Kanner, Executive Vice President of Development, Design & Construction, Brookfield
- Gary LaBarbera, President, Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York
- Mary Ann Tighe, Chief Executive Officer, NY Tri-State Region, CBRE
- James Whelan, President, Real Estate Board of NY (REBNY)
Moderated by: Esta R. Bigler, Director, ILR Labor and Employment Law Program and Government and Community Relations NYC
Watch for video, coming soon.
For more information, email us at Esta_Bigler_ilremail@example.com.
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ILR students work as interns and research fellows with organizations in NYC. Their projects and research provide organizations with valuable assistance, and the internships give ILR students critical real-life experiences for their future education and work life. For information on how to have ILR students work with you:
ILR Career Services offers terrific opportunities for employers to support ILR students' career interests while increasing their brand presence on campus.
ILR Internships offer sponsors an opportunity to have students work for a full semester and earn credit.
NYC 2021 ElectionsLearn about the candidates
New York City, as a financial and cultural center, will be different from the pre-pandemic world. The 2021 elections are about the economic revival of NYC and the industries and jobs that thrive will be influenced by those public officials who are elected.
As a school committed to studying work and the workplace, as well as being a part of the NYC community, we at Cornell's ILR School are providing information on the elections to help you better understand the candidates' positions on work, labor, and employment.
Disclaimer: Cornell University does not participate in political campaigns on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public office. All candidates for the for the offices of Mayor, Public Advocate, and Comptroller are invited to respond to these questions on an equal basis, and the responses of all who choose to respond will be posted to this website.