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Book Co-edited by Besky Wins Prize

Described as “an anthropology of labor that is sharply attuned to the irreversible effects of climate change, extinction, and deforestation,” book wins Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Prize.
Cover art for book edited by Sarah Besky
Book Co-edited by Besky Wins Prize

Allison Weiner Heinemann Named Weiss Teaching Fellow

Lecturer in labor relations, law and history joined Cornell in 2010 and has led ILR in creating a curriculum on disability studies. 
Allison Weiner Heinemann named Weiss Teaching Fellow
Allison Weiner Heinemann Named Weiss Teaching Fellow

Debate on Apparel Industry Future Set for Oct. 12

A panel of experts will join ILR’s New Conversations Project to discuss what is ahead for the Asian apparel industry as it endures climate change and public health issues.
Map of apparel industries in Asia
Debate on Apparel Industry Future Set for Oct. 12

Grant to Fund Conference on Climate Change in South Asia

A Cornell-led international team of researchers, including ILR's Sarah Besky has received a $65,000 grant from the NEH for its project, “The Next Monsoon: Climate Change and Contemporary Cultural Production in South Asia.”
Sara Besky
Grant to Fund Conference on Climate Change in South Asia

Codeswitching and Perceived Professionalism at Work

Assistant Professor Courtney McCluney and co-authors recommend that companies expand or redefine what constitutes professionalism to encompasses a range of cultural norms, behaviors and values.
Office workers in a meeting
Codeswitching and Perceived Professionalism at Work

ILR Program Celebrating 35 Years

Since 1986, the ILR Workplace Health & Safety Program has reached thousands of people across the state on dozens of issues.
Nellie Brown in her office
ILR Program Celebrating 35 Years

McCluney Course Wins Award

“Advancing Racial Equity at Work,” a course designed by Assistant Professor Courtney McCluney, is among eight national winners of an Aspen Institute Ideas Worth Teaching Award.
Courtney McCluney
McCluney Course Wins Award

Campos-Medina Receives Award

The Latino Coalition of New Jersey has honored Worker Institute Executive Director Patricia Campos-Medina for her work on behalf of laborers, undocumented immigrants and domestic workers.
Patricia Campos-Medina in NYC
Campos-Medina Receives Award

Research: How to Keep Rejected Internal Applicants

New research from JR Keller indicates that companies that strategically manage their internal talent pool are better positioned to keep rejected employees onboard.
HR manager rejecting a candidate
Research: How to Keep Rejected Internal Applicants

Avgar and Doellgast Promoted

Cornell Provost Michael Kotlikoff has confirmed the promotion of two ILR faculty members to full professor.
Ives Hall Cupola
Avgar and Doellgast Promoted

Cook-Gray Lecture: Women’s Employment Pluses

Harvard Professor Kathleen McGinn will discuss women’s employment and its effects on the next generation of women.
women farming
Cook-Gray Lecture: Women’s Employment Pluses

Walsh Speaking at Summit

The Worker Institute, the ILR School’s Lois Gray Labor Innovation Initiative and climate groups are sponsoring the Sept. 21 Climate Jobs Summit, which will feature U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh.
Solar panel workers
Walsh Speaking at Summit

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.
Skinner Wins Award

“Navigating New Work-Life Realities”

In a Sept. 29 webinar, ILR Dean Alex Colvin will lead a discussion about conflict and influence in the blended work-home environments many are experiencing during the pandemic.
“Navigating New Work-Life Realities”

NYC Food Delivery Workers Face a ‘Harrowing World’

New York City’s app-based delivery workers regularly face nonpayment or underpayment, unsanitary or unsafe working conditions and the risk of violence, according to a new ILR School report.
NYC Food Delivery Workers Face a ‘Harrowing World’

Bohns’ Book on Influence Now Available

In “You Have More Influence Than You Think,” Associate Professor Vanessa Bohns explains how to recognize the influence we have over others.
Bohns’ Book on Influence Now Available

Police Union Websites Preserved by Library Archive

Spearheaded by the library’s Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives in Catherwood Library, the Police Unions and Associations archive features a curated collection of 165 public safety organizations’ websites.
Police Union Websites Preserved by Library Archive

The State of Labor in a Shifting Workplace

In 2021, COVID-19 catalyzed unparalleled disruptions and societal shifts in the world of work as the pandemic swept the globe. ILR School experts continue to help the public, policymakers, labor, management and others understand how the crisis is impacting the future of work.
The State of Labor in a Shifting Workplace

Time to Change the Study of Consent

Associate Professor Vanessa Bohns says that consent has been a neglected topic in mainstream psychology. In an upcoming article, she argues now is the time to build a better psychological definition.
Time to Change the Study of Consent

Q&A with Dana Yang

Dana Yang will join the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences in December.
Q&A with Dana Yang

Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab Announces Mapping and Data Analysis Internship for Social Impact

The Cornell University ILR Buffalo Co-Lab has announced a $50,000 planning grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation for Cornell undergraduates.
Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab Announces Mapping and Data Analysis Internship for Social Impact

Pay Inequity Among Peers Effects Turnover

In new research, Assistant Professor JR Keller and his co-authors examine how workgroup demographics affects employees’ responses to pay inequality.
Pay Inequity Among Peers Effects Turnover

New Report: New Yorkers Indicate That Retaliation Prevents Them From Exposing Workplace Dangers

Workers in NY are more likely than those in the rest of the country to feel pressure to refrain from reporting workplace problems such as sexual harassment and health and safety violations to avoid employer retaliation, according to analysis from the National Employment Law Project and the Worker Institute.
New Report: New Yorkers Indicate That Retaliation Prevents Them From Exposing Workplace Dangers

CLASP Program Allows ILRie To Break Out of “Student Bubble”

Anika Bajpai ’22 is gaining skills through the Community Learning and Service Partnership program that will help her as she pursues a career in public interest and international law.
CLASP Program Allows ILRie To Break Out of “Student Bubble”

Q&A with Sam Wang

Y. Samuel Wang will join the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences during the 2021-22 academic year.
Q&A with Sam Wang

Professors Share Future

Ronald G. Ehrenberg waited five years for a kidney transplant. He never dreamed the donation would come from an ILR School faculty colleague.
Professors Share Future

The Post-COVID Future of the Apparel Industry

A new paper from ILR’s New Conversation Project differentiates between apparel industry changes brought on by COVID-19 and those that result from the industry’s natural trajectory.
The Post-COVID Future of the Apparel Industry

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