December 4, 2017

Hotelies and ILR students see arbitration come to life in NYC

With support from CIHLER, students from the Hotel School and ILR traveled to NYC to observe an actual arbitration hearing.

September 18, 2017

Roundtable Recap: How Trump administration will affect labor laws and regulations for hospitality

Over the course of several sessions, the roundtable examined the continuing development of the joint-employer decision, possible changes in the NLRB, and the status of union activity with a new board and new administration. – David S. Sherwyn

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May 10, 2017

HR in Hospitality Conference advances Cornell students’ education

By Glenn Withiam

For fourteen Cornell University students, their trip to attend the annual HR in Hospitality Conference and Expo in Las Vegas was a capstone for their hospitality and

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June 10, 2016

CIHLER field trip gives students a behind-the-scenes look at arbitration

By Sandi Mulconry

On the morning of April 14, while most Hotelies were still asleep, 20 students in HADM 4810/ILRLR 4060 – Labor Relations in the Hospitality Industry traveled to New York City to gain a firsthand look at how arbitration plays out in the hotel

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April 12, 2016

SHA and ILR students network with the movers and shakers in hospitality

Every year, Professors David Sherwyn and Richard Hurd select a group of students from their co-taught Labor Relations in the Hospitality Industry class (HADM 4810/ILRLR 4060) to attend the HR in Hospitality Conference and Expo, now in its tenth year. This year, the

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May 27, 2015

Students attend the definitive industry conference

What’s more valuable to a student than learning from the best?

How about learning from the best and accompanying them to major events, where they can hear directly from—and network with—professionals at the forefront of industry?

The School of Hotel Administration (SHA) maintains connections to industry through involvement with major events like the HR in Hospitality Conference and Expo, a three-day symposium that consistently attracts top HR and employment and labor professionals from all sectors of the hospitality industry. What is it that makes this particular conference so significant?

Every industry offers unique implications for HR and employment and labor relations professionals, and hospitality is the world’s largest industry. This is also much of the raison d’être for the Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER) within SHA, which routinely sends a faculty delegation to the conference.

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