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David B. Lipsky: ILR Icon
David B. Lipsky was a former dean of the ILR School and the founding director of the Scheinman Institute. He died on January 17, 2023.
Leading Off The Field: Labor-Management Dynamics in the NFL
In an important and timely discussion, Professor Harry Katz and JC Tretter ’13, President of the National Football League Players Association, tackle critical labor issues facing the NFL and the current union landscape.
HR in Hospitality Conference Addresses Pandemic Concerns
The 2022 National HR in Hospitality Conference, organized by Cornell's ILR and Hotel schools, brought together over 300 industry professionals and addressed how the pandemic affected the hotel industry.
ILR/Scheinman Faculty Featured At Upcoming International Labor Seminar
Members of the ILR/Scheinman faculty will have key roles as moderators and panelists at the upcoming seminar on “Labor Rights And Remedies Under Globalization: Implementing The Untied Nations Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework”.
Institute Director Harry Katz was recently featured in the media discussing the ongoing strike of 10,000 John Deere workers across more than a dozen plants that are represented by the United Auto Workers.
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.
More Neutrals are Better Than One: A Progressive Approach to Alternative Dispute Resolution
The Scheinman Institute Employment and Labor ADR Hub will mark its one-year anniversary, with a very special webinar discovering how Scheinman Arbitration and Mediation Services is leading the way via a collaborative team approach along with the motto “Several heads are better than one.”
Director Katz Moderates All Star Pandemic Sports Panel
Harry Katz, the Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining at Cornell’s ILR School and Director of the Scheinman Institute, moderated an all star panel on the future of professional sports in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution Employment’s Labor ADR Hub recently hosted a virtual panel of dynamic women who are neutrals and advocates entitled, “We Make Herstory.”