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Climate Jobs Institute Milestone Marked

The institute is a critical partner in New York’s nation-leading effort to address climate change, Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon said.
Alex Colvin speaks at the formal launch of the Climate Jobs Institute.
Climate Jobs Institute Milestone Marked

ILR and Einhorn Center Partner to Create Office of Engaged and Experiential Programs

The ILR School is the latest undergraduate college at Cornell to be selected for the Einhorn Center's Engaged College Initiative.
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ILR and Einhorn Center Partner to Create Office of Engaged and Experiential Programs

Work From Home Success Linked to Work/Life Boundaries

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The benefits of working from home are greater for those who work solely during standard business hours, according to new ILR research.
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Work From Home Success Linked to Work/Life Boundaries

Climate Jobs Institute to Launch in New York City

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The ILR School Climate Jobs Institute, the first U.S. academic institution focused on conducting research and developing policy for governments across the nation to support clean energy targets, is launching Jan. 25 in New York City.
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Climate Jobs Institute to Launch in New York City

Climate Jobs Institute Launch Celebrated

Union leaders, elected officials, non-profit organizations and others across the nation are lauding the growth of the ILR School initiative.
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Climate Jobs Institute Launch Celebrated

Barry J. Beck ’90 Named Entrepreneur of the Year

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The Bluemercury founder honored by Entrepreneurship at Cornell as the Cornellian who exemplifies entrepreneurial achievement, impact on humanity and an inspirational story or business outcome.
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Barry J. Beck ’90 Named Entrepreneur of the Year

Q&A with Caitlin Ray

Get to know more about one of ILR’s four new faculty members.
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Q&A with Caitlin Ray

Fewer Than 40% of New Yorkers Earn a Living Wage

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The Cornell ILR Wage Atlas, a new tool out of the Buffalo Co-Lab, shows who in New York state earns living wages and where, helping policymakers and other stakeholders to understand patterns of inequality.
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Fewer Than 40% of New Yorkers Earn a Living Wage

Endowments Honor Bettman ’74

The NHL is celebrating Gary Bettman’s tenure as commissioner through ILR scholarship and sports management funds.
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Endowments Honor Bettman ’74

Three Faculty Members Named Full Professors

Two professors in ILR’s Department of Human Resource Studies and one in the school’s Department of Organizational Behavior have been promoted.
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Three Faculty Members Named Full Professors

Gleeson Named Edmund Ezra Day Professor

Revealing processes through which workplace inequality emerges, and how workers and their advocates respond, is at the heart of Professor Shannon Gleeson’s scholarship.
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Gleeson Named Edmund Ezra Day Professor

Graduate Students Receive Awards

The ILR School has announced the 2022 winners of its Benjamin Miller Scholarship Fund grants.
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Graduate Students Receive Awards

Many Lessons, Difficult Path to Solutions

A new working paper by the Global Labor Institute delves into the lessons learned by the apparel industry during the COVID-19 pandemic and explores how to better handle future crises.
Many Lessons, Difficult Path to Solutions

Co-Lab Builds on Research

The “Good Jobs for All?” summit focused on barriers faced by workers in Ithaca, where ILR faculty, students and community members have been investigating joblessness, wage inequality and related issues.
Co-Lab Builds on Research

Wagner '92 Gift Honors Lieberwitz

In appreciation for teaching that welcomes differing views, Eric Wagner ’92 is supporting the Worker Institute Undergraduate Student Research Fellows Program.
Wagner '92 Gift Honors Lieberwitz

Stephen Kim Named Global Public Voices Fellow

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Assistant Director of ILR WIDE will engage with national and international news media to speak out on democratic threats.
Stephen Kim Named Global Public Voices Fellow

Scheinman Institute Driving Diversity Initiatives

Barriers that keep people of color and women from entering the arbitration profession are being challenged by Scheinman Institute research, teaching and outreach.
Scheinman Institute Driving Diversity Initiatives

Scheinman Institute Helps Launch Arbitration Career

The Labor Arbitrator Development Program helped Sarah Miller Espinosa '95 move to a profession that sets a high bar for newcomers.
Scheinman Institute Helps Launch Arbitration Career

Peer Mentors Welcome New ILRies

Building a safe, welcoming and supportive environment for new ILRies is the purpose of a student-focused program.
Peer Mentors Welcome New ILRies

Fath and Zhang Awarded Grants

Faculty members will study Black employee allyship and compensation for family caregivers.
Fath and Zhang Awarded Grants

Global Apparel Supply Chain Factory Workers Walk When Wage Codes Are Violated

Research from Professor Sarosh Kuruvilla shows that factory workers in the global apparel supply chain are more likely to quit over low wages than other poor working conditions.
Global Apparel Supply Chain Factory Workers Walk When Wage Codes Are Violated

Breaking Barriers: Peer Outreach Boosts Student Veterans

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David Hernandez ’23 is one of more than 90 undergraduate veterans now at Cornell, a number that has nearly quadrupled over the past five years thanks in part to proactive peer outreach by student veterans.
Breaking Barriers: Peer Outreach Boosts Student Veterans

Tretter ’13, Katz Discuss Union Leadership

As president of the National Football League Players Association, JC Tretter ’13 utilizes his ILR training to lift players’ voices.
Tretter ’13, Katz Discuss Union Leadership

ILRie Leads Cornell Votes Group

Patrick Mehler ’23, a senior in the ILR School and an alderperson on the City of Ithaca’s Common Council, is a founding member and president of Cornell Votes.
ILRie Leads Cornell Votes Group

Moment or Movement? Organizing Superstars Speak Out

Jaz Brisack, Simon Rosenblum-Larson, Jessica Garcia and Heather Goodall shared their insights about the organizing process and workers’ goals at a panel on campus.
Moment or Movement? Organizing Superstars Speak Out

Strikes, Protests Tracked by Kallas

The ILR Labor Action Tracker led by doctoral student Johnnie Kallas was launched May 1, 2021, and captures data from across the nation.
Strikes, Protests Tracked by Kallas

Panelists Discuss Pay Transparency

Closing pay gaps will require employers, some of whom have little infrastructure or capacity to uphold the law, to think carefully about their compensation spectrum, experts said at an ILR forum.
Panelists Discuss Pay Transparency

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