Human resources generally and labor relations specifically constitute a major element of the hospitality industry. This center is dedicated to modernizing the interaction of labor and management for the benefit of all. Read More
Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations
The Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER) combines academic and industry resources for research, education, and dialogue dedicated to the modernization of hospitality industry labor and management relations and human resources management. To support both management and labor, the center sponsors research, classroom enrichment, and industry roundtables. The center also offers a forum for the most recent analysis of labor and employment law by experts and practitioners throughout the industry.
CIHLER provides students with a variety of opportunities to stay actively engaged in the industry’s key labor and employment issues. Through the center's events, industry conferences, and courses, students connect with alumni and industry executives. Learn More
Happening at the Center
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 labor-related education.
A legal analysis co-authored by David Sherwyn and Paul Wager delves deeper into the issue of sexual harassment...
Prominent lawyers, professors, corporate managers, and union leaders gathered for a CIHLER roundtable on April 24 to discuss the direction of hospitality, labor, and employment relations under the Trump administration.
ALIS Law Conference 2019
Residence Inn and Courtyard Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
7th Annual Labor Relations Roundtable
Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432
13th Annual HR in Hospitality Conference
Las Vegas, NV