The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell has established the Jack Sheinkman Chair of Collective Bargaining in honor of the former president of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union.
Charles F. Knight, chairman and chief executive officer of Emerson Electric Co., will deliver the Hatfield Address on "American Industry Approaching the Millennium" Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Schwartz Auditorium of Rockefeller Hall.
A major resource center at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) containing millions of documents related to organized labor, industrial relations and management thought has been renamed in honor of Theodore W. Kheel, the influential New York City lawyer, arbitrator, negotiator and mediator.
They got started way back in 1994, in the "pre-Netscape days," before the Internet took off as a commercial enterprise. It was then that Cornell students Todd Krizelman and Stephan Paternot, armed with only a modem and a Macintosh computer in Krizelman's dorm room.
Researchers found that even a small increase in the number of women who have passed through that door to a managerial position dramatically increases other women's chances of being hired or promoted into that position. The result: a Catch-22 situation with important implications for the movement of women into management, as well as for the national affirmative action debate.