Through teaching, research and outreach, ILR generates and shares knowledge to solve human problems, manage and resolve conflict, establish best practices in the workplace and inform government policy.
Global Apparel Supply Chain Factory Workers Walk When Wage Codes Are Violated
Research from Professor Sarosh Kuruvilla shows that factory workers in the global apparel supply chain are more likely to quit over low wages than other poor working conditions.
ILR doctoral student Hyesook Chung’s new research suggests that variable work scheduling may provide short-term solutions to unpredictable market conditions, but have potential negative impacts on both workers and business performance.
Associate Professor David Matteson, along with researchers from the Dyson School and the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, has been awarded an AVF grant for the project, “Mapping Poverty, Natural Hazards, and Critical Ecosystem Services for Equitable and Sustainable Development.”
New Report from Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate Provides Roadmap to Exceed NYC Climate Goals, Create Over 1 Million Jobs
A new report released today by Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate in collaboration with the Climate Jobs NY coalition outlines a comprehensive climate jobs action plan for NYC to fight the climate crisis, make NYC safer and address racial and economic inequity by investing in a pro-worker renewable energy transition.
Calco, Falwell Partner with Public History Fellows
Through a new program sponsored by the Cornell Public History Initiative in partnership with the Cornell University Library, Steven Calco and Marcie Falwell of the Kheel Center worked with undergraduate fellows.
2022 Migrations Awards Include Grant for Worker Institute Faculty on Central American Workers with Temporary Protective Status
The 2022 Migrations Awards include a Justice Futures Team Research Grant awarded to Patricia Campos-Medina and more for their project, “Displaced and Uprooted: Stories of Belonging, Central American TPS Workers' Defiant Struggle for their Right to Stay Home in the U.S.”