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Employers stepping up efforts to prevent unions in workplace, Cornell study finds

A new four-year study by the ILR School's Kate Bronfenbrenner finds that employers use coercive tactics to discourage formation of unions. (May 20, 2009)

Bosses and employees can build workplace trust -- even in a recession, study asserts

Trust in the workplace is being eroded by pay cuts, reduced benefits, layoffs and bigger workloads shouldered by survivors. The good news is that employers and employees can take practical steps to rebuild trust. (May 20, 2009)

Governor taps Skorton to lead economic panel

Cornell President David Skorton has been tapped by New York Gov. David Paterson to lead the Task Force on Diversifying the New York State Economy Through Industry-Higher Education Partnerships. (May 14, 2009)

Alumnus Francisco Pedraza receives Wharton Emerging Markets Award

For his distinguished career in international business, Francisco 'Frank' Pedraza '55, MBA '57, received the 2009 Clifton R. Wharton Emerging Markets Award April 24. (May 14, 2009)

BR Ventures backs Jodange, a Cornell-developed company specializing in online analysis

A company based on Cornell technology that specializes in sentiment and opinion analysis is the latest to earn investment support from the Johnson School's student-run venture fund, BR Ventures. (May 4, 2009)

Controversial Employee Free Choice Act debated at ILR

Labor and employment attorneys debated the Employee Free Choice Act as part of Union Days events at the ILR School April 16. (April 30, 2009)

Innovative bike design, rape alert system take top awards in Big Idea Competition

A bike design and a rape alert system were the big winners at this year's 'Big Idea Competition.' The finalists were chosen at an April 17 event during Entrepreneurship@Cornell's Celebration 2009. (April 23, 2009)

Medical devices for damaged corneas crowned as top Venture Challenge business idea

Bombyx Technologies' medical devices that are a low-cost alternative to corneal transplants won the Johnson School's Venture Challenge competition, held April 16. (April 23, 2009)

Use the Internet -- world's biggest 'megaphone'-- to help solve world's problems, says Jay Walker '77

Jay Walker '77, founder of and Walker Digital, delivered the keynote address April 16 as the Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year. (April 23, 2009)