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Chen '22 Receives Kheel Center Research Award

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Yu An Chen’22 is the latest recipient of the Kheel Center’s Undergraduate Research Award for outstanding scholarship using materials at Kheel or other archives at Cornell.
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Chen '22 Receives Kheel Center Research Award

Living Wage Study Reveals Racial Disparities

Ian Greer, Ithaca Co-Lab director and other ILR researchers have found that living wage legislation would have a dramatic impact on the earnings of many Black workers in Tompkins County.
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Living Wage Study Reveals Racial Disparities

Implement Policy Changes, Urges Cook-Gray Lecturer

Combatting the decline in gender progress in the labor market starts with implementing policy interventions, says Professor Francine Blau ’66.
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Implement Policy Changes, Urges Cook-Gray Lecturer

Why test prep for children focuses on math exams

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New research shows that the reason children show more progress on math exams than on English exams partially stems from incentives embedded in the way standardized tests are designed.
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Why test prep for children focuses on math exams

Child Care Gaps Identified by Co-Lab

The final report of a study the Buffalo Co-Lab conducted with Erie County child care providers, advocates, unions and businesses was released under the banner of Child Care is Everyone's Business.
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Child Care Gaps Identified by Co-Lab

“Equity in Focus Summit” is Sept. 22

The ILR School and U.S. Department of Labor will host government officials, labor leaders and workers.
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“Equity in Focus Summit” is Sept. 22

Three New Scholarships Focus on First-Generation Students

ILRie Carmen Molinos ’94 and her husband, Mark DeAngelis ’91, MPA ’92, establish three endowed undergraduate scholarship funds intended to support first-generation students in the ILR School, the Brooks School of Public Policy and the College of Human Ecology.
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Three New Scholarships Focus on First-Generation Students

Bronfenbrenner Outlines Employer Anti-Union Efforts to Congress

New research advances the study of employer opposition in private and public sector organizing.
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Bronfenbrenner Outlines Employer Anti-Union Efforts to Congress

ILR Faculty Awarded 2030 Project Grants

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Ian Greer and Virginia Doellgast have been awarded a grant to examine the future of electric vehicles and explore the union, managerial and policy approaches to mitigate disruption to workers.
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ILR Faculty Awarded 2030 Project Grants

Manager Movement Impacts Subordinates’ Careers

Bonuses and other incentives decrease for employees left behind, but many seek out opportunities within their organizations, according to research co-authored by ILR Associate Professor JR Keller.
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Manager Movement Impacts Subordinates’ Careers

Winners of Groat and Alpern Awards Announced

Two alumni who passionately support the ILR School will be honored next spring in New York City.
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Winners of Groat and Alpern Awards Announced

Cook-Gray Lecture Set for Sept. 29

“Gender Inequality in the Labor Market: Continuing Progress?” will be presented by Professor Francine Blau.
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Cook-Gray Lecture Set for Sept. 29

Ship Detained After ILR/ILO Workshop on Labor Abuse Among Fishers

A recent training by the ILO, in collaboration with Cornell’s New Conversations Project, has resulted in the South African government detaining a foreign-flagged fishing vessel suspected of engaging in labor abuses.
Ship Detained After ILR/ILO Workshop on Labor Abuse Among Fishers

Sept. 16 Webinar: New York at Work

State labor commissioners will discuss the report with Ariel Avgar, senior associate dean for Outreach and sponsored research.
Sept. 16 Webinar: New York at Work

LeClercq Appointed to EU List of Expert Arbitrators

Nomination of ILR faculty member is a reflection of her expertise on the intersection of trade and fundamental rights.
LeClercq Appointed to EU List of Expert Arbitrators

Insights Offered by Experts and Tracker Data

ILR offers research-based perspectives and one-the-ground experiences that inform breaking workplace news.
Insights Offered by Experts and Tracker Data

Explainer: How to Form a Union

Kate Bronfenbrenner breaks down how unions expand into new sectors, navigate the ups and downs of attracting membership, and negotiate with management.
Explainer: How to Form a Union

Professor Retires After 56 Years

Protecting the rights of society’s most vulnerable people has been the focus of James Gross’s teaching and research.
Professor Retires After 56 Years

New York at Work 2022 Published

Research-based data and policy analysis on a range of issues impacting New York’s workers, unions and employers are the focus of the ILR School’s second annual Labor Day report.
New York at Work 2022 Published

ILR Project Awarded Belonging at Cornell Innovation Grant

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This project – a collaboration between the ILR School, the College of Arts and Sciences, eCornell and the College of Human Ecology – will give the Cornell community a chance to “hear the voices” of those in marginalized communities.
ILR Project Awarded Belonging at Cornell Innovation Grant

Cost of Living is Biggest Concern for NYS Residents

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The cost of living is the most important issue for residents of New York state, according to the Empire State Poll, conducted by the ILR School between June and August.
Cost of Living is Biggest Concern for NYS Residents

Workers Can't Always Identify Sexual Harassment

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New research from the ILR School suggests people who work in industries with high levels of sexual harassment have a harder time identifying inappropriate behavior.
Workers Can't Always Identify Sexual Harassment

Peer Mentor Program Advances Equality, Belonging

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Victor Rosas ’21 says connections will “change mentees’ lives forever.”
Peer Mentor Program Advances Equality, Belonging

MILR Alumni Honor Professor Gold

ILR undergraduates with financial need will benefit from a scholarship established by former students thankful for the critical thought and logic skills shared by Michael Gold.
MILR Alumni Honor Professor Gold

Cornell Welcomes Students, Marks Milestone in Residential Life

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The move-in process has been extended from three days to five to accommodate the greater number of students, with first-year students arriving Aug. 15-17 and upper-class students moving in Aug. 18-19.
Cornell Welcomes Students, Marks Milestone in Residential Life

ILR Welcomes Four to Faculty

The Human Resource Studies Department and the Labor Relations, Law, & History Department will each add two assistant professors.
ILR Welcomes Four to Faculty

Worker-Centered Policy Doesn’t Center on All Workers

Assistant Professor Desirée LeClercq argues for more worker voice in U.S. “worker-centered’ trade policies.
Worker-Centered Policy Doesn’t Center on All Workers

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