Stories that feature our work amongst our communities in New York, the US, and the world, and invitations to join the change we're making to the world of work.
Equitable Access to Work
Fewer Than 40% of New Yorkers Earn a Living Wage
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.
Peter Bamberger, Ph.D. ’90, research director of ILR’s Smithers Institute and a Tel Aviv University professor who has written a book on exposing pay, is among the experts who will speak at a Tuesday event.
The True Cost of Childcare in Erie County, Phase II
The Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab, Erie County, and child care professionals and advocates are gathering for the announcement of Cornell’s True Cost of Child Care Phase II study. Join to learn more about this call to action for a federal response to our child care crisis.
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.
nj.com: When the pendulum of justice moves backward, your generation must resist it | A 2022 commencement essay
In an open letter to the Class of 2022, Patricia Campos-Medina, executive director of the Worker Institute, says "You must be comfortable with the tension that exists between going along to get along or challenging the status quo."
ILR and ILO Make Suggestions to Help Fishers in Southeast Asia
Researchers from ILR’s New Conversations Project and the International Labour Organization have documented problems faced by fishers, especially migrants, during the pandemic and provided a list of potential policy changes to effect change.
Join us on April 26th, 2022 for the second in our Equity in Focus Webinar Series. This webinar will explore the challenges of the child care industry and highlight local examples that are improving access to child care while also raising wages for child care workers.
Free Webinar: Job Hazard Analysis with Considerations and Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
Learn from and ask your questions to a certified industrial hygienist, biologist and chemist and expert on occupational health and safety. Join us on Friday, April 8th, 2022 to learn about Job Hazard Analysis with Considerations and Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
Watch recording, "How U.S. Trade Policy Affects Workers"
On March 2nd at 2 pm EST, The ILR School hosted a discussion with United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Katherine Tai and Cornell experts discussing USTR's initiative to study the distributional effects of U.S. trade policy on workers.