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Professors Combine Methods and Expertise to Increase Understanding Around Inequality
Shannon Gleeson and Kati Griffith are researching how immigrants think about their rights at work and how immigration status impacts their ability to make claims on those rights.
Context for Uber IPO: Roles Workers Play
Maria Figueroa of the Worker Institute explains the tension between investor return and driver compensation.
At 20, Alum’s Strategy for Beauty Business Defies Retail Trends
"We were the first national neighborhood beauty store where customers could receive personalized, educational and friendly advice," alum Barry Beck tells Forbes.
Ticket to Success
A 2015 graduate of ILR’s Master of Professional Studies program, Nicole Smart puts Actor’s Equity diversity values into action.
Kheel Center at Museum of the City of New York
Dozens of Kheel artifacts are part of "City of Workers, City of Struggle: How Labor Movements Changed New York."
Leading Cornell renamed in honor of Sam Bacharach
Professor Bacharach's time and innovation has contributed to Cornell's leadership within its workforce.
Semester in Ireland Helps Shape Senior’s View of Labor Relations
Learning abroad inspires Louisa Heywood’s research projects and could mean a career based in Dublin, Europe’s tech hub.
Supreme Court’s Second Citation for ILR Research
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg cites Professor Colvin’s research on the impact of mandatory arbitration for more than 60 million workers.
McPherson Honors and Awards
Students and faculty learned Thursday about ILRies receiving top awards for the 2018-2019 school year.
ILRies Elected to Student Assembly Leadership
Advocating for undergraduates, ILR students serve as a voice for their peers.
Making the Case for Policy Preparedness
ILR’s Erica Groshen advocates for proactive solutions in the age of driverless vehicles
Forced arbitration growing, putting more workers at risk, Colvin says.
Sixty million workers are impacted by a conflict resolution system forced on them by employers, according to ILR’s interim dean.
Brilliant Economist Impacted Millions of American Workers
Alan Krueger ’83, whose research, teaching and public service shaped the way people think about a range of topics, was known for extraordinary contributions to modern economics.
ILR School Founded 75 Years Ago
In a volatile period of U.S. labor-management relations, an institution to help bring peace to the workplace was established.
Rosen will be Honored on April 11
The Alpern Award will be presented to Diane Rosen ’78 in recognition of her ILR support and service.
Richmond ’91 Receiving Groat Award on April 11
An employment attorney who focuses on the restaurant industry, Richmond grew up in a Cornell family.
Department of Defense Funds Smithers Institute Research
Veterans will be tracked as they transition from active duty to the civilian workforce.
Future of Work Report Launches at ILR
International Labour Organizaton and ILR lead discussion with experts from diverse fields.
CJEI Employment Empowerment Event
Connecting employers and people with criminal records.
Gig Economy Collective Bargaining
Erica Smiley, a graduate of the National Labor Leadership Initiative, co-leads the grassroots organization “Jobs for Justice,” and chooses strategies to further collective bargaining in the rapidly changing economy of work.
Groat and Alpern Awards Announced
Jois us in April to celebrate Carolyn Richmond and Diane Rosen for their achievements and service to ILR.
Disrupting Status Quo in Business
Barry Beck ’90, co-founder and COO of Bluemercury, Inc., led the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Summit and said that converging diverse voices leads to greater discovery and business growth.
Cornell ILR Sports Leadership Summit Draws Hundreds
ILRies and other Cornellians, among the most highly respected leaders in professional sports, met recently met to share perspectives on the industry's future.
Program Empowers People Returning to Workforce
Criminal records are a problem for millions of job seekers. An ILR program is helping formerly incarcerated people and the employers who need their skills.
Projects Connect ILR Teams with Communities
Four ILR teams have received funding that connects ILR students, staff and faculty with communities in New York state and West Virginia.
Summit Featuring Sports Leaders
ILR and Cornell graduates lead sports leagues, agencies and news outlets. On Nov. 15, they’ll share their thoughts on industry trends.
Two ILR Faculty Win Weiss Awards
Kati Griffith and George Boyer honored for excellence in teaching.
Enhancing Employment Outcomes for Autistic Students
Using a neurodiversity-hub model focused on improving employment outcomes for students with autism, Nick Martin, left, and Chris Rogers spent eight weeks researching expansion of CUNY services for neurodiverse students.
Colvin Named Interim Dean
Alex Colvin, the Martin F. Scheinman Professor of Conflict Resolution, will lead the school while Cornell searches for a permanent dean.
Enriching Entreprenurial Paths
Beck Fellows Program supports student entrepreneurs