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

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Mutual Goals Are Not Enough to Achieve Success for Labor-Management Partnerships!

John August explores the concept of a shared vision and its affects on labor-management partnerships.
Healthcare workers shake hands
Mutual Goals Are Not Enough to Achieve Success for Labor-Management Partnerships!

Unionization and Purpose: Achieving Competitive Advantage through Frontline Engagement

John August explores the relationship between employee engagement, unionization, and performance.
Healthcare worker with arms crossed
Unionization and Purpose: Achieving Competitive Advantage through Frontline Engagement

The Powerful Possibility of Workplace Collaboration

Institute Director of Healthcare and Partner Programs John August profiles a hospital whose collaborative approach during the pandemic is a model for other institutions.
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The Powerful Possibility of Workplace Collaboration

The Collaboration Council of the North Central Bronx Hospital

Scheinman Director of Healthcare and Partner Programs John August examines the collaborative employee structure of a major inner city hospital.
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The Collaboration Council of the North Central Bronx Hospital

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.”
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More Neutrals are Better Than One: A Progressive Approach to Alternative Dispute Resolution

Negotiating Police Reform

The Scheinman Institute hosts an important discussion on police reform.
Protestors for Black Lives Matter
Negotiating Police Reform

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.
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Director Katz Moderates All Star Pandemic Sports Panel

Patient Centered Collective Bargaining

Scheinman Institute Director of Healthcare and Partner Programs John August continues his examination of patient centered collective bargaining.
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Patient Centered Collective Bargaining

Patient Centered Collective Bargaining (Part One)

John August, Healthcare and Partner Programs Director, analyzes patient centered collective bargaining.
Healthcare worker and a man in the back of an ambulance
Patient Centered Collective Bargaining (Part One)

ADR Hub Celebrates HerStory

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.”
Herstory Zoom meeting
ADR Hub Celebrates HerStory

Panel Examines Unionization In Big Tech

ILR Dean Alex Colvin recently moderated an important and timely webinar, “Unionization In Big Tech: Why Now”.
Jessica Garcia, Chewy Shaw, and Alexander Colvin
Panel Examines Unionization In Big Tech

Teaching Essential Negotiation Skills

The Scheinman Institute's work with the American Federation of Teachers has helped the AFT develop confident and effective leadership who have a comprehensive understanding of collective bargaining as a tool for positive change.
Randi Weingarten
Teaching Essential Negotiation Skills

Scheinman Panel Addresses Workplace Safety Issues During The Pandemic

The Scheinman Institute, in association with eCornell, hosted an informative and timely virtual discussion of workplace safety and related issues in the pandemic.
Worker with hard hat
Scheinman Panel Addresses Workplace Safety Issues During The Pandemic

Scheinman ADR HUB Celebrates Black History Month With Four Inspirational Labor Attorneys

The Scheinman Institute ADR Hub, in association with the New York State Bar Association, recently presented a fascinating webinar entitled “We Make History Amplifying The Black Experience In Labor And Employment.”
Four Inspirational Labor Attorneys
Scheinman ADR HUB Celebrates Black History Month With Four Inspirational Labor Attorneys

Beyond Resilience… How Collective Bargaining Creates Conditions For A Sustainable Positive Work Environment

Director of Healthcare and Partner Programs John August explores strategies that organizations can use to foster a positive work environment post pandemic.
Healthcare Worker
Beyond Resilience… How Collective Bargaining Creates Conditions For A Sustainable Positive Work Environment

Director Katz Participates in Discussion of NLRB and Related Labor Issues

Institute Director Harry Katz participates in an important discussion about the future of the NLRB under the Biden administration.
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Director Katz Participates in Discussion of NLRB and Related Labor Issues

Inside Labor-Management Partnership

John August, Director of the Institute's Healthcare Programs, explores the management and union partnership at Kaiser Permanente.
Kaiser Permanente
Inside Labor-Management Partnership

Employment and Labor ADR Hub Hosts Discussion of Organizational Ombuds

Recently, the Institute’s Employment and Labor ADR Hub hosted a discussion on the role of organizational ombuds. The event was led by Sarah Miller Espinosa, an organizational ombuds, arbitrator and mediator.   
Organizational Ombuds
Employment and Labor ADR Hub Hosts Discussion of Organizational Ombuds

Future of Neutrals Seminar To Feature Harry Katz and Richard Fincher

Seminar addresses the future of the ADR profession
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Future of Neutrals Seminar To Feature Harry Katz and Richard Fincher

GOT TO GET BETTER IN A LITTLE WHILE*

Director Ellen Gallin Procida discusses school districts and unions in the time of the pandemic.
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GOT TO GET BETTER IN A LITTLE WHILE*

Driving Improvements In Healthcare Delivery

The Scheinman Institute's research work with the Staten Island Performing Provider System helped measure the impact of SI PPS's workforce transformation efforts.
Healthcare workers
Driving Improvements In Healthcare Delivery

The Role of Union Leadership for Worker Acceptance of the COVID-19 Vaccine

John August, the Director of the Institute's healthcare programs discusses the importance of unions in the rollout of the Covid vaccine.
Distributing COVID-19 Vaccine
The Role of Union Leadership for Worker Acceptance of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Advancing Global Employee Relations Skills

The Scheinman Institute worked with a major global software provider to better understand and adapt to the diversity of its employees' customs, cultures, and local policies.
Students in a classroom in ILR
Advancing Global Employee Relations Skills

Understanding Resilience In The Epicenter Of The Pandemic

Director of Healthcare Programs John August showcases the workers at a NYC hospital in the center of the pandemic.
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Understanding Resilience In The Epicenter Of The Pandemic

Scheinman Institute Designs Training Program for S&P Global

The Scheinman Institute partners with S&P Global for a program to enhance the organization's HR capabilities.
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Scheinman Institute Designs Training Program for S&P Global

Director Katz Featured At 19th Annual Labor and Employment Law Roundtable

Director Katz featured at 19th Annual Labor and Employment Law Roundtable
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Director Katz Featured At 19th Annual Labor and Employment Law Roundtable

Lisa Csencsits Promoted

Lisa Csencsits Promoted
Lisa Scencsits
Lisa Csencsits Promoted

Nursing Homes are Workplaces Too!

Institute Director of Healthcare Labor Relations John August discusses issues facing workers in nursing homes.
Nursing Home
Nursing Homes are Workplaces Too!

New Scheinman Video Highlights Training Programs

New Scheinman video highlights training programs.
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New Scheinman Video Highlights Training Programs

How Do We Resolve Labor Disputes Under Global Supply Chain Agreements?

Richard Fincher, of the Scheinman Institute Advisory Board, discusses alternative dispute resolution methods used in Myanmar.
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How Do We Resolve Labor Disputes Under Global Supply Chain Agreements?