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“Workers have more power to demand more rights, and unions have more power to demand more from employers like Nabisco,” says Patricia Campos-Medina, the executive director at The Worker Institute. “So, in a tight labor market, when society is more acutely aware of the value of essential workers, unions and workers have the power to demand more.”

New research out of the Lab of Ornithology finds that about 20% of female white-necked jacobin hummingbirds have bright feathers like their male counterparts – which saves them from being socially harassed. 

“At the current stage, I don’t think we will see broad vaccine requirements by hotels,” says Christopher Anderson, professor in the School of Hotel Administration. “At present not even all major hotel brands are requiring their employees to be vaccinated — let alone guests.”

New research out of the Lab of Ornithology finds that about 20% of female white-necked jacobin hummingbirds have bright feathers like their male counterparts – which saves them from being socially harassed. 

“The ability to complete a college diploma is a way to have a counter-narrative and say that you’ve done some work that allows you to prove yourself as someone who is trying to do good,” says Rob Scott, executive director of the Cornell Prison Education Program. “When [given access to education], you see people starting to change the way they think about themselves, their future, their family and their lives.” 

“The labor movement itself – and the workforce – is much more female than it ever was in the past, and so in that way, the AFL-CIO is finally reflecting what's happening in the rest of the world,” says Ileen DeVault, professor in the ILR School. 

“I strongly doubt sea stars will ever go completely extinct,” says Ian Hewson, professor of microbiology. “Nature has thrown many extreme conditions at them since they arose millions of years ago.” 

“Measured by hourly wages, hourly worker ‘power’ has increased substantially,” says Daniel Alpert, senior fellow in financial macroeconomics at the Law School. “Measured by hours offered to hourly workers in the lower wage sectors such as leisure and hospitality, retail, not so much.” 

Vanessa Bohns, associate professor in the ILR School, writes this essay explaining that people shout when they argue due to a lack of confidence.

“There’s a realization that winning the war is as much a function of a nonmilitary tool like social media as it is about the bullets,” says Sarah Kreps, professor of government. “Maybe these groups, even from just an instrumental perspective, have realized that beheading people is not a way to win the hearts and minds of the country.” 

“Today’s travelers are way more socially connected and more discerning,” says Helen Chun, associate professor at the School of Hotel Administration. “They have higher expectations. And creating comfortable guest rooms and pleasing lobbies is no longer enough.” 

Alejandro Calixto, director of the New York State Integrated Pest Management program at Cornell, says, “Once these insects reach some of the state’s grape production areas, there’s going to be an impact.”