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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
See our advisory council
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See our advisory council

People at the Institute

  • Executive Director, The Worker Institute

  • Professor of Labor and Employment Law, ILR School, Academic Director, The Worker Institute

  • Extension Associate

  • Education and Training Extension Associate

  • Co-Director of the National Labor Leadership Institute

  • Research and Policy Development Extension Associate

  • Program Administrative Assistant

  • Program Coordinator

  • Director of the National Labor Leadership initiative

  • Communication Specialist

  • Research and Policy Development Extension Associate

  • Program Coordinator

  • Senior Extension Associate

  • Director, Labor Leading on Climate Initiative

  • Senior Project Administrator

  • Director of Workplace Issues

2021 Worker Institute Labor Roundtable

On Friday, November 12th, 2021, The Worker Institute is hosting the 2021 Labor Roundtable for ILR Students.
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2021 Worker Institute Labor Roundtable

Free Webinar: Health and Safety Issues of the Aging Workforce

Join us on Friday, November 12th, 2021 to learn about Health and Safety Issues of the Aging Workforce in your workplace.
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Free Webinar: Health and Safety Issues of the Aging Workforce

Sweeping Change: Report Launch, November 9th, 2021

"Sweeping Change” is a new report that documents the prevalence and experiences of workplace sexual harassment in the California janitorial industry. Join us virtually on November 9th, 2021 (6-8 pm EST I 3-5 pm PST) for a report launch featuring a conversation with janitor peer educators leading change in their workplaces.
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Sweeping Change: Report Launch, November 9th, 2021

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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