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Regional Town-Gown Conference Focuses on Labor, Employment
Community leaders and ILR School experts discussed issues such as childcare, remote and hybrid work, and housing and demographic trends at the Regional Town-Gown Conference, held April 18 at the Hotel Ithaca.
Increasing the Tompkins County minimum wage of $16.61 to a living wage would increase earnings for thousands of workers and reduce racial and gender disparities, according to a new Ithaca Co-Lab report.
As part of its on-going public impact mission and “data democratization” initiative, the Buffalo Co-Lab has launched the Cornell ILR Eviction Filings Dashboard for New York, a tool designed to help citizens, policymakers and nonprofits more easily visualize where eviction filings have occurred since 2018.
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.
The High Road Fellowship is one of the most successful, competitive and longest-running engaged-learning programs at Cornell University. So, what makes someone an ideal candidate for the High Road Fellowship?
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.
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.
Record year for job growth reaches disappointing end as gains slow in December
Russell Weaver, ILR school researcher, gathered two important points in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report. Weaver shared, “We’re still down almost 4 million jobs since the start of the pandemic – and the positive trends toward greater employment and labor force participation between November and December weren’t equitable.”
Advancing digital equity: ILR School develops tool to help NYS communities
Today, Community Tech NY and our Cornell University ILR School Buffalo Co-Lab are launching the New York State Digital Equity Portal in partnership with NYS Education Department, New York State Library, and The John R. Oishei Foundation.
New York at Work 2021 from the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University provides ILR expertise, research-based data and policy analysis on a broad range of key issues impacting New York state’s workers, unions and employers.
Offshore Wind Training Delivered to Communications Workers of America (CWA) Members across New York State
Zach Cunningham of the Worker Institute’s Labor Leading on Climate Initiative, in partnership with Climate Jobs NY, delivered a virtual training for Communications Workers of America (CWA) members across New York State.
New Report: New Yorkers Indicate That Retaliation Prevents Them From Exposing Workplace Dangers
Workers in NY are more likely than those in the rest of the country to feel pressure to refrain from reporting workplace problems such as sexual harassment and health and safety violations to avoid employer retaliation, according to analysis from the National Employment Law Project and the Worker Institute.