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Video: Palmer v Amazon A Case Study In A Pandemic

Esta Bigler, from our Labor and Employment Law program, hosted a detailed panel discussion that explores the lawsuit Palmer v. Amazon, which covers the vital topics of health and safety at work in the time of COVID-19.
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Video: Palmer v Amazon A Case Study In A Pandemic

Video: COVID-19: Permanent Impact on Public Sector Workforce

Esta Bigler, director of ILR's Labor and Employment Law program, hosted a webinar to talk about workforce changes from the pandemic which will outlast immediate reopening.
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Video: COVID-19: Permanent Impact on Public Sector Workforce

Collaboration With Weill

ILR Associate Dean of Outreach Ariel Avgar is working with faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine to research the working conditions of low-wage frontline health care professionals in New York to assess the impact on patient care.
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Collaboration With Weill

ILR's Avgar's Study Finds Training Benefits Home-Care Workers

ILR's Avgar's Study Finds Training Benefits Home-Care Workers
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ILR's Avgar's Study Finds Training Benefits Home-Care Workers

Bob Hoyt '96

Alex Colvin spoke with Bob Hoyt about the effects of the pandemic on financial services and banking firms.
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Bob Hoyt '96

Use the School District COVID-19 Tracker to understand pandemic patterns

Use the School District COVID-19 Tracker as an interactive mapping tool to understand the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on New York State.
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Use the School District COVID-19 Tracker to understand pandemic patterns

Working with a Disability during COVID-19: Providing Additional Accommodations

During the pandemic, both employers and employees may need to be more creative and flexible as they work together to respond to requests for altered or additional accommodations.
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Working with a Disability during COVID-19: Providing Additional Accommodations

An Alternative to Mass Unemployment: Short-time Programs

Short-time compensation is a relatively low-cost program that already exists in many states to prevent or at least slow mass unemployment. With some reforms, it could protect many more U.S. jobs.
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An Alternative to Mass Unemployment: Short-time Programs

How COVID-19’s Job Disruptions Vary by Gender, Race and Hispanic Ethnicity in August 2020

Women, African American and Hispanic workers are faring markedly worse than men and white workers.
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How COVID-19’s Job Disruptions Vary by Gender, Race and Hispanic Ethnicity in August 2020

Reopening the NYC Film and TV Industry

Labor and management leaders in the industry have issued a set of safety protocols so that production can safely resume during the pandemic.
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Reopening the NYC Film and TV Industry

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.
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Webinar: Fair and Safe Return to Work: Protecting Workers and Communities during Reopening

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.
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Reopened and Safety Compliant, Now What?: ADA Employment and Accessibility Issues

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.
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Video: Reopening During Covid and Older Workers