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New Report from Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate Provides Roadmap to Exceed NYC Climate Goals, Create Over 1 Million Jobs
A new report released today by Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate in collaboration with the Climate Jobs NY coalition outlines a comprehensive climate jobs action plan for NYC to fight the climate crisis, make NYC safer and address racial and economic inequity by investing in a pro-worker renewable energy transition.
Calco, Falwell Partner with Public History Fellows
Through a new program sponsored by the Cornell Public History Initiative in partnership with the Cornell University Library, Steven Calco and Marcie Falwell of the Kheel Center worked with undergraduate fellows.
2022 Migrations Awards Include Grant for Worker Institute Faculty on Central American Workers with Temporary Protective Status
The 2022 Migrations Awards include a Justice Futures Team Research Grant awarded to Patricia Campos-Medina and more for their project, “Displaced and Uprooted: Stories of Belonging, Central American TPS Workers' Defiant Struggle for their Right to Stay Home in the U.S.”
Identifying top performers who are dropping hints they’re headed for new jobs is the first step in retaining valuable workers during this unprecedented period of resignations, Assistant Professor JR Keller and colleagues write.
Disadvantage Impacts White Men’s Perception of Privilege
New research by Assistant Professor Sean Fath finds that white men who have experienced disadvantages in the workplace – particularly when associated with a social identity – are more likely to recognize disadvantages faced by others and to understand the privilege they enjoy as white.
Temp Workers Benefit from Union-Management Tension
In new research out of the ILR School, Associate Professor Adam Seth Litwin and Ph.D. student Or Shay find that collective bargaining pays off for temps—except when unions cooperate, rather than battle with their employers.
American workers went on strike for a combined 3.2 million days in 2021 in response to health and safety concerns, pay, racial injustices, sexual harassment and other issues, according to the Cornell ILR Labor Action Tracker.
Employees who benefit from greater investments in training and development opportunities are less likely to face workforce reductions and layoffs when companies face financial hardship, says Associate Professor Rebecca Kehoe.
Professor Martin Wells and statisticians from Cornell, as well as doctors from Weill Cornell Medicine and the University of Toronto, propose a new statistical toolkit to help researchers better determine if their trial results are, in fact, strong and reliable or merely a product of chance.
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.