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About the Worker Institute

 

The Worker Institute at Cornell engages in research and education on contemporary labor issues, to generate innovative thinking and solutions to problems related to work, economy and society.

 

Our Mission

The Worker Institute at Cornell engages in research and education on contemporary labor issues, to generate innovative thinking and solutions to problems related to work, economy and society. The institute brings together researchers, educators and students with practitioners in labor, business and policymaking to confront growing economic and social inequalities, in the interests of working people and their families. A core value of the Worker Institute is that collective representation and workers' rights are vital to a fair economy, robust democracy and just society.

Advisory Council
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See our advisory council

People at the Institute

  • Academic Director, The Worker Institute at Cornell and Professor of Labor History

  • Executive Director, The Worker Institute

  • Extension Associate, The Worker Institute

  • Education and Training Extension Associate

  • Co-Director of the National Labor Leadership Institute

  • Program Manager

  • Research and Policy Development Extension Associate

  • Program Administrative Assistant

  • Program Coordinator

  • Co-Director of the National Labor Leadership Initiativ

  • Communication Specialist

  • Research and Policy Development Extension Associate

  • Program Coordinator

  • Director, Labor Leading on Climate Initiative

  • Senior Project Administrator

  • Director of Workplace Issues

Workers Challenging Private Equity to Create Good Jobs

The Private Equity Stakeholder Project and the Cornell ILR Worker Institute invite you to an online forum on Thursday, October 21 from 1-2:30 p.m. ET. At this online forum you will hear from workers employed by private equity-owned companies how they are standing up and fighting for good jobs.
Photo of Protest for Minimum Wage Increase
Workers Challenging Private Equity to Create Good Jobs

Labor Leading on Climate Team Participates on 350 Brooklyn Labor and Climate Panel

Labor Leading on Climate Associates participated in 350Brooklyn’s panel session, Labor and the Climate Movement: Challenges and Opportunities
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Labor Leading on Climate Team Participates on 350 Brooklyn Labor and Climate Panel

Skinner Wins Award

Labor Leading on Climate Director Lara Skinner will be recognized Sept. 21 for helping make New York City a model of progress for the nation.
Lara Skinner of The Worker Institute speaks with labor leaders
Skinner Wins Award

Worker Institute Fellows

 

Through our Fellows program, the Worker Institute acknowledges the groundbreaking work of our external colleagues and partners in the labor movement. Worker Institute Fellows have been nominated due to their ongoing and continued work on key Worker Institute projects.

 

See full list of fellows
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See full list of fellows

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