Launch of ILR School’s Climate Jobs Institute celebrated

The institute is a critical partner in New York’s nation-leading effort to address climate change, says New York State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon said at its formal launch.

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Any person, any venture: Seeking to diversify entrepreneurial community

The newest member of the Cornell’s entrepreneurial community is already working with students to expand opportunities for involvement.

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Travel worsens poor conditions for rural health aides

Rural health care workers face challenges tied primarily to long commutes, exacerbating poor working conditions in the home care industry.

ILR School’s Climate Jobs Institute launches in New York City

Building off years of partnership with New York and national labor leaders to foster high-quality, climate-friendly employment that advances equity, the ILR School Climate Jobs Institute is launching Jan. 25 in New York City.

Work from home success linked to work/life boundaries

The benefits of working from home are greater for those who work solely during standard business hours, according to new ILR research.

Bigler reappointed to lead New York State Apprenticeship and Training Council

Esta Bigler '70 has served as the council chair since 2008 and will continue in that until 2025. 

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David B. Lipsky '61, pivotal ILR School leader, dies at 83

David B. Lipsky ’61, a renowned conflict resolution, negotiation and collective bargaining scholar, a former dean of the ILR School and the founding director of the Scheinman Institute, died Jan. 17 in Ithaca. He was 83.

Fewer than 40% of New Yorkers earn a living wage

The Cornell ILR Wage Atlas shows who in New York state earns living wages and where, helping policymakers and other stakeholders to understand patterns of inequality.

ILR student spurs minimum wage hike back home

Casey Platkin ’26 advocated for a minimum wage increase in California’s San Mateo County, where thousands of low-wage workers will see bigger paychecks.