"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
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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
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Roundtable Recap: Biden’s NLRB, UNITE HERE, and the pandemic discussed at 9th Annual CIHLER Labor Relations Roundtable
CIHLER’S Ninth Annual Labor Relations Roundtable explored expected changes from the Biden administration’s National Labor Relations Board.
Cornell alumni and industry experts representing both management and workers discuss whether U.S. employers should require their employees to be vaccinated.
April 28, 2021
AHLA, UNITE HERE Urge Congress to Pass ‘Save Hotel Jobs Act’ to Help Hotel Workers
Leisure and hospitality has lost 3.1 million jobs during the pandemic that have yet to return. Without additional support from Congress, the hospitality industry could lose 1.3 million more.
April 26, 2021
Labor & Employment panel with Dana Kravetz, managing partner, Michelman & Robinson
“Reintegrating employees can trigger significant legal challenges to the extent the process requires employers to determine who to bring back into the workforce and when.”
April 19, 2021
Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policies and OSHA Mandates Regarding a Safe Workplace
– Dana Kravetz, managing partner, Michelman & Robinson