Through teaching, research and outreach, ILR generates and shares knowledge to solve human problems, manage and resolve conflict, establish best practices in the workplace and inform government policy.
Cookie Day: ILR’s Sweetest Tradition
Catherwood Library’s 23rd annual Cookie Day features hundreds of locally sourced cookies, with triple chocolate added to the lineup this year, and cartloads of free books.
New Department Reflects ILR’s Global Relevance, Academic Excellence
Drawing on faculty expertise in labor relations, labor law, anthropology, economics, history, political science and sociology, the Global Labor and Work Department studies workers, employers and the government policies affecting them.
Lisa Yang ’74 said the initiatives named for Thomas Golden “will cement his legacy in a manner that reflects his inclusive commitment: a vision of a unified pathway for ILR’s centers, institutes and programs to level the playing field in the world of work."
ILR Dean Leading eCornell Series “The Future of Work: Labor in America”
New webinar series to kick off on March 25 as Dean Alex Colvin discusses “Unionization in Big Tech: Why Now?” with Chewy Shaw, of the Alphabet Workers Union and Jessica García, of the president of the Retail, Wholesale Department Store Union.
ILR junior to participate in fellowship program that explores entrepreneurship through academic coursework, mentorship with entrepreneurs in residence and a summer internship with a successful startup of his choice.
Seth Harris, who was the acting secretary of labor and deputy U.S. secretary of labor from 2009-14 and served for six and a half years during the Clinton Administration, will serve as President Joe Biden’s top labor adviser.
Migrations, Co-Directed by Gleeson, Offers Grants to Focus on Racism, Dispossession in 2021
Associate Professor Shannon Gleeson helps lead Global Cornell’s Migrations initiative, which studies how all living things – humans, animals, insects, microorganisms, plant life – move, and the context in which they move.