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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.

New York State Economic Development

New York at Work 2021: Annual Report

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.
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New York at Work 2021: Annual Report

Lara Skinner wins Movement Builders Award

Lara Skinner, director of the ILR Worker Institute’s Labor Leading on Climate Change, will be honored Sept. 21 by the Alliance for a Greater New York with a 2021 Movement Builders Award.
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Lara Skinner wins Movement Builders Award

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.
Jamboard on What do you know about climate change?
Offshore Wind Training Delivered to Communications Workers of America (CWA) Members across New York State

Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab Announces Mapping and Data Analysis Internship for Social Impact

The Cornell University ILR Buffalo Co-Lab has announced a $50,000 planning grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation for Cornell undergraduates.
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Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab Announces Mapping and Data Analysis Internship for Social Impact

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.
Sexual Harassment Complaint Form
New Report: New Yorkers Indicate That Retaliation Prevents Them From Exposing Workplace Dangers

The U.S. Can Build the Largest Offshore Wind Industry in the World

The U.S. Can Build the Largest Offshore Wind Industry in the World with a Commitment to Ambitious Climate Action, Racial Justice, and Good Jobs
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The U.S. Can Build the Largest Offshore Wind Industry in the World

Use the School District COVID-19 Tracker to understand pandemic patterns

Use the School District COVID-19 Tracker as an interactive mapping tool to understand the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on New York State.
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Use the School District COVID-19 Tracker to understand pandemic patterns

COVID-19 Tracking Tool Offered to Public

Demographics, poverty rates and other variables within the boundaries of each NYS school district are offered alongside COVID-19 data.
screenshot illustrating the mapping features of the tracker
COVID-19 Tracking Tool Offered to Public

Erasing Red Lines: Part 1 - Geographies of Discrimination

This report is Part 1 of a threepart series that examines the roots and spatial patterns of economic distress in the City of Buffalo, NY, and engages with strategies for reinvestment in the City’s chronically distressed neighborhoods.
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Erasing Red Lines: Part 1 - Geographies of Discrimination

Erasing Red Lines: Part 1 - Geographies of Discrimination

This report is Part 1 of a threepart series that examines the roots and spatial patterns of economic distress in the City of Buffalo, NY, and engages with strategies for reinvestment in the City’s chronically distressed neighborhoods.
Erasing Red Lines: Part 1 - Geographies of Discrimination