We aim to help make sense of how the coronavirus pandemic changes the workplace – from employment and legal policy, to labor relations and HR policies and practices. We will continue to share data, analysis, research and insight from our faculty and experts.
Laura Morgan Roberts and ILR Assistant Professor Courtney L. McCluney wrote a piece for HBR that explores and provides practical steps coworkers and managers can take to support Black employees working from home.
Reopening in NYC: Understanding the Impact of Phase 3
Madison Meltz offers a discussion of the business landscape changes in Phase 3 of reopening in NYC.
Reopened and Safety Compliant, Now What?: ADA Employment and Accessibility Issues
Esta Bigler of ILR's Labor and Employment Law Program hosts a panel discussion covering reopening and in a new world of ADA, accessibility, and employment best practices.
Conducting Investigations while Social Distancing
ILR experts in investigations outline practical considerations for conducting investigations while social distancing.
Maintaining Employee Fiscal Welfare When Returning to Work
As restrictions ease and businesses reopen, balancing employee financial security with business goals becomes critical.
Disabilities, Face Masks, and the ADA
YTI's Ellice Switzer and Wendy Strobel Gower discuss the relationship of the ADA with pandemic face mask requirements.
Webinar: Fair and Safe Return to Work: Protecting Workers and Communities during Reopening
This webinar will examine the issues that workers and communities are facing as New York City undergoes phase 4 of the reopening of its economy.
Video: Reopening During Covid and Older Workers
Esta Bigler hosted a webinar discussion with labor-law experts on the ramifications of reopening on older workers, and where the ADA relates to reopening.
Video: Employer Liability Protection, Workers Compensation, and a National Fund
Esta Bigler hosts a webinar discussion with labor-law experts that explores state and national approaches to employer liability and funding for employment benefits.
Webinar: ADA Employment and Accessibility Issues Impacted by COVID-19 Reopening Safety Measures
This free CLE webinar addresses issues that arise from the increased safety measures in reopening workspaces and their impact on workers who may face challenges.
Work, Workers, and Public Policy During a Pandemic
Recorded June 8 - Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth Harris discusses the pandemic-related public policy issues affecting workers, labor markets, and workplaces.
Webinar: Getting Back to School: Collaborative Strategies for Reopening K–12 Public Scools in a Fiscal Crisis
Educators now face the challenge of planning to safely restart the school year this fall, in an environment in which state and local resources may be severely cut, and federal guidelines and resources are uncertain.