State and local government agencies need to identify flexible public funding that can provide rapid assistance to newly unemployed workers.
Who is an Essential Worker in NYS?
Exactly who is deemed an "essential worker" in New York state?
U.S. Government Mandates COVID-19 Paid Leave
The Federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act -- here's how it works.
How the CARES Act Impacts Workers
Learn what the CARES Act does for for working people, low-income people and gig workers.
Mapping Workers at Risk of Layoffs and Loss of Health Care
Which New York state residents are most likely to lose their jobs? Where do they live and what do they do?
Economic Impact of Coronavirus
ILR Visiting Scholar Erica Groshen, who served as commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, discussed on the “Capital Pressroom” radio program how the economy has been stunned by the coronavirus.
Labor Relations and Superbugs: ILR Research
ILR School Associate Professors Ariel Avgar and Adam Litwin are co-authors of a 2017 study that is relevant to controlling the pandemic: the relationship between labor relations and germ transmission, including “superbugs.”
NYS Should Expand Prevailing Wage
In a “Gotham Gazette” opinion piece, ILR's Fred Kotler advocates for expanding the prevailing wage in New York state.
Surprise Medical Bills Loom Over ER Visits
Surprise medical bills of huge proportions follow many emergency room visits. Private equity firms that increasingly control hospitals are often to blame and need to stop the practice, particularly during the pandemic, writes Professor Rose Batt.