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The Worker Institute brings together researchers, educators and students with practitioners in labor, business and policymaking to address issues related to confronting systemic inequality and building a fair economy, robust democracy and just society. We will share opinion, analysis, research, data, insights and training from our faculty and staff.

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Happy New Year from the Labor Leadership Program’s Team!

The Labor Leadership Program’s Team at the Worker Institute at Cornell ILR wishes everyone a happy and healthy 2022.
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Happy New Year from the Labor Leadership Program’s Team!

NLLI Facebook Live Interview Montserrat Garibay

National Labor Leadership Initiative Facebook Live Series: "How are NLLI Leaders Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis." Jennifer Beuthin interviewing Montserrat Garibay, the Secretary-Treasurer of the Texas AFL-CIO, Wednesday, July 15th.
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NLLI Facebook Live Interview Montserrat Garibay

NLLI Facebook Live Interview Siobhan Vipond

National Labor Leadership Initiative Facebook Live Series: "How are NLLI Leaders Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis." Jennifer Beuthin interviewing Siobhan Vipond, Secretary-Treasurer, Alberta Labour Federation. Wednesday, July 8th, 2020.
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NLLI Facebook Live Interview Siobhan Vipond

NLLI Facebook Live Interview Mark Lauritsen

National Labor Leadership Initiative Facebook Live Series: "How are NLLI Leaders Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis." Kathleen Mulligan interviewing Mark Lauritsen, International Vice President of UFCW, NLLI Alum Year 2, May 19th, 2020.
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NLLI Facebook Live Interview Mark Lauritsen

NLLI Online Convening: Labor's Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

On March 31, the Worker Institute convened alumni of the National Labor Leadership Initiative to explore responses to the COVID-19 crisis.
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NLLI Online Convening: Labor's Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Understanding the Labor Journey

These are challenging times for labor and other pro-worker movements. And, the answer to not just surviving, but thriving, is to learn from each other. That’s the aim of the National Labor Leadership Initiative.
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Understanding the Labor Journey

NLLI Nominated for Outstanding Contribution to Labor Education

The National Labor Leadership Initiative (NLLI), an intensive year-long leadership development program for top-level national labor leaders, has been nominated for the United Association for Labor Education (UALE) 2015 Outstanding Contribution to Labor Education.
NLLI Nominated for Outstanding Contribution to Labor Education

Introducing the National Labor Leadership Initiative

The NLLI was launched in November, 2013, with twenty-six high-level leaders from national unions, AFL-CIO central bodies and affiliated organizations, and allied worker organizations.
Introducing the National Labor Leadership Initiative

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