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The Scheinman Institute blog provides the latest information and news about the Institute's research, education, student engagement and outreach.

Campus Mediation Program Provides 'Unique Opportunity'

Anika Bajpai ‘22 learned how to help her fellow students by learning alternative dispute resolution skills through the Scheinman Institute's Campus Mediation Program.
Anika Bajpai
Campus Mediation Program Provides 'Unique Opportunity'

Summer Interns Help With DEI Certificate Workshops

Judy Young shares her experience with student interns this summer.
 Judy Young, Director, Diversity and Inclusion Public Programs
Summer Interns Help With DEI Certificate Workshops

Vietnam Program Goes Virtual

The Scheinman Institute's Vietnam Program was conducted virtually this year.
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Vietnam Program Goes Virtual

Unions are having a moment. Here’s how that can be good for labor and business.

Institute Director Harry Katz wrote an article for Fortune.com on how labor and management can achieve win-win outcomes.
Starbucks
Unions are having a moment. Here’s how that can be good for labor and business.

Director's Update: What's next at Amazon and Starbucks?

Scheinman Director Harry Katz discusses the impact of Amazon and Starbucks unionization efforts.
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Director's Update: What's next at Amazon and Starbucks?

Scheinman Institute and CDC Partner on New Diversity and Inclusion Program

The Scheinman Institute provided diversity and inclusion training for CDC employees in a new program.
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Scheinman Institute and CDC Partner on New Diversity and Inclusion Program

New International and Comparative Labor and Employment Challenges: Dean Colvin and Director Katz Share Insights

Dean Colvin and Director Katz participate in LERA international discussion on employment relations issues.
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New International and Comparative Labor and Employment Challenges: Dean Colvin and Director Katz Share Insights

Conducting Investigations while Social Distancing

Scheinman Institute experts outline practical considerations for conducting investigations while social distancing.
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Conducting Investigations while Social Distancing

The Expansion and Implications of Various Forms of Collective Representation in the United States

Director Harry Katz's farewell address as President of the Labor Employment Relations Association.
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The Expansion and Implications of Various Forms of Collective Representation in the United States

Student Activities

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Intern Grace Choi Learned About Employment Discrimination at the EEOC

Watch Grace Choi '22 describe her internship with the Washington D.C. branch of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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Intern Grace Choi Learned About Employment Discrimination at the EEOC

Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club President Patrick Mehler '23 Wins Big on Wheel of Fortune

SCRC President Patrick Mehler recounts his experience on Wheel of Fortune.
Patrick Mehler standing in front of the wheel on Wheel of Fortune.
Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club President Patrick Mehler '23 Wins Big on Wheel of Fortune

Ever wonder how internal investigations work?

Hannah Young '23 describes her internship working in employment law and internal investigations.
Hannah Young '23 on a white background discussing her internship experience.
Ever wonder how internal investigations work?

Healthcare Insights by John August

John August explains how empowering workers leads to better healthcare for patients.
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Healthcare Insights by John August

Healthcare Insights by John August

Scheinman's John August provides an analysis of how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted disparities in health care.
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Healthcare Insights by John August

Healthcare Insights by John August

Director of Partner and Healthcare Programs John August discusses the nursing shortage crisis in America.
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Healthcare Insights by John August

Board Members

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Resolving the Dispute: Timothy Taylor

Scheinman Institute Advisory Board member Timothy Taylor recounts a sensitive case involving school employees and charges of sexual harassment.
Board Member Timothy Taylor on a red background with the text "Resolving the Dispute."
Resolving the Dispute: Timothy Taylor

Advisory Board Spotlight: Edwin Baum

Edwin Baum (ILR ‘81) started his career as a mediator when he was just 20 years old. Since then, as an attorney, he has mediated hundreds of disputes.
Edwin Baum (ILR ‘81) in his office speaking about his career.
Advisory Board Spotlight: Edwin Baum

Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Alan Symonette

Scheinman Advisory Board member Alan Symonette has had an impactful and distinguished career as an arbitrator. Here he discusses the turning points in his professional career.
Alan Symonette
Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Alan Symonette