Institute Director Katz Named President of the International Labor and Employment Relations Association
Institute Director Harry Katz, ILR’s Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining, began his three-year term as president of the International Labor and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) on June 24.
Scheinman Faculty Mediation Program Contributes To Cornell Culture
Since the spring semester of 2020, Katrina Nobles, Director of Conflict Programs at the Institute, and Ariel Avgar, ILR Associate Professor Labor Relations, Law and History and Associate Dean for Outreach, have worked to develop a peer mediation program designed for faculty.
Scheinman Institute Program Director Spotlight: Susan W. Brecher
Susan W. Brecher, Director Employment Law, Employee Relations and Internal Investigations Programs at the Institute, aided the employee relations leadership at one of the largest global computer technology providers.
Scheinman Institute Program Director Spotlight: Art Wheaton
For Program Director Art Wheaton, working with the Ford Motor Company and the UAW has been very rewarding. With Harry Katz and Sally Klingel, he assisted in teaching negotiation skills with both union and management leadership – using real world bargaining examples in preparation for multi-billion dollar negotiations.
Alice Lee, Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior, has concluded that negotiations are rarely just an exchange of numbers; rather, negotiators surround their offers with explanations, accounts, and varying degrees of politeness that seek to justify, explain, and soften the potential offense of whatever terms they are proposing.
Scheinman Institute Program Director Spotlight: Lisa Csencsits
Scheinman Institute Director of Human Resource Programs Lisa Csencsits aided The Seeing Eye®, an organization focused on training dogs to empower their blind human companions, to better see the needs of their employees.