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Labor Arbitrator Development Students Continue Unique Program

Students in the Labor Arbitrator Development Program met in-person in Washington, DC, where the three days of learning focused on public sector (federal, state, and local) labor arbitration and an introduction to workplace mediation.
DC Reception LADP
Labor Arbitrator Development Students Continue Unique Program

Learning About Labor Relations in Cambodia

Alyssa Brundage '24 shares her experience taking in a winter class in Cambodia.
Cornell students with Dr. Siphana SOK in Cambodia
Learning About Labor Relations in Cambodia

Labor Arbitrator Development Students Begin Unique Program

The third cohort of the Institute's Labor Arbitrator Development Program begins classes.
LADP sutdents
Labor Arbitrator Development Students Begin Unique Program

Scheinman Institute Facilitating Pandemic Gear Supply Chain Improvements

The Scheinman Institute is bringing labor to the table for a U.S. project designed to equip front-line workers with effective personal protection equipment that will be widely adopted.
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Scheinman Institute Facilitating Pandemic Gear Supply Chain Improvements

Prejudice Against Those With Epilepsy in the Workplace

Dr. Katherine Simpson, Scheinman Institute Postdoctoral Associate, examines workplace prejudice against those with epilepsy.
Epilepsy in the workplace
Prejudice Against Those With Epilepsy in the Workplace

Strategic Collective Bargaining: Adaptation and Response

The Scheinman Institute held a webinar examining how technology, demographics, workforce shortages, and changing consumer demand and expectation create workplace conflict.
Scheinman Dec 6 webinar
Strategic Collective Bargaining: Adaptation and Response

The Research of Ariel Avgar: Understanding The Critical Relationship Between Labor Relations and Healthcare Outcomes

Professor Ariel Avgar is conducting impactful research regarding labor and employment relations in the healthcare field.
Ariel Avgar
The Research of Ariel Avgar: Understanding The Critical Relationship Between Labor Relations and Healthcare Outcomes

Congress Was Wrong: Arbitration Is More Plaintiff-Friendly Than Litigation, and We Can Make It Even More Just

In their new research paper, published in the American Bar Association Journal of Labor and Employment Law, Harry C. Katz, David Sherwyn, and Paul Wagner, demonstrate that the employees in civil rights cases enjoy significantly greater results in arbitration than in litigation.
Katz ABA research
Congress Was Wrong: Arbitration Is More Plaintiff-Friendly Than Litigation, and We Can Make It Even More Just

Analyzing Employee Organizing in Social Change Non-Profits

Brendan Klein explores collective bargaining in non-profit organizations and how this differs from the for-profit and public sectors.
Two women talking at a table
Analyzing Employee Organizing in Social Change Non-Profits

Student Activities

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Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club April Update

Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club members Daniel Lang and Nathan Daley share their experiences in a recent sports arbitration simulation.
Daniel and Nathan
Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club April Update

Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club Update

Lucia Balestrieri '26 discusses a recent Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club (SCRC) international arbitration simulation. 
lucia balestrieri
Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club Update

Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club December Update

Ruth Abraham '24 discusses her experience participating in a childcare mediation simulation.
Ruth Abraham smiling
Scheinman Conflict Resolution Club December Update

Healthcare Insights: Physicians Take Bold Action

John August, Director of Healthcare and Partner Programs, examines the role of physicians in using collective action to save America's troubled healthcare system.
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Healthcare Insights: Physicians Take Bold Action

Healthcare Insights: Rhode Island Can Be a Model for Successful Healthcare Labor Relations

Scheinman Institute Director of Healthcare and Partner Programs John August examines the Rhode Island model for healthcare labor relations.
John August article April
Healthcare Insights: Rhode Island Can Be a Model for Successful Healthcare Labor Relations

Healthcare Insights: Physician Collective Bargaining

In this month's edition of Healthcare Insights, John August discusses physician collective bargaining.
Healthcare webinar
Healthcare Insights: Physician Collective Bargaining

Supporting Inclusion in the ADR Profession

Four people affiliated with ILR/Scheinman Institute helped foster a $750,000 grant supporting the Ray Corollary Initiative's mission to increase inclusion within the alternative dispute resolution profession.
Supporting inclusion in ADR
Supporting Inclusion in the ADR Profession

Resolving the Dispute: Nancy Hoffman

Scheinman Institute board member and noted arbitrator Nancy Hoffman discusses her work as a labor arbitrator and her approach to handling disciplinary cases.
Nancy Hoffman
Resolving the Dispute: Nancy Hoffman

Resolving the Dispute: Joan Parker

Scheinman Institute board member and noted mediator and arbitrator Joan Parker shares examples of three employment cases where issues of discrimination were involved.
Joan Parker headshot with text "resolving the dispute"
Resolving the Dispute: Joan Parker

Director Updates

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Director's Update: UAW Vote

Scheinman Institute Director Harry Katz discusses the recent UAW vote at the Volkswagen plant in Chatanooga, TN.
Professor Harry Katz
Director's Update: UAW Vote

Director's Update: Triad Conference

Harry Katz discusses the Triad Conference occurring in New York City, June 2024.
Image of Scheinman Institute Director Harry Katz.
Director's Update: Triad Conference

Scheinman Institute Director Update for March 2024

In this month's Director's Update, Scheinman Institute Director and Jack Sheinkman Professor Harry Katz discusses a new consortium from the Institute providing problem solving approaches for labor and management.
Professor Harry Katz
Scheinman Institute Director Update for March 2024