"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
National HR in Hospitality Conference
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
Endowment Giving Opportunities
You or your firm can help us modernize labor relations in the hospitality industry and expand student knowledge.
Our members have a place at the table as we analyze the latest labor law holdings and move ahead on labor relations.
We publish and host commentary and analysis focusing on labor and employee relations.
The pandemic has created workplace safety challenges.This webinar highlights hospitality labor and management working together.
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.
August 24, 2021
Unemployment benefits ending, but hotels’ labor woes may continue
David Sherwyn ’86 (ILR), JD ’89, John and Melissa Ceriale Professor of Hospitality Human Resources, professor of law, Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowship, and academic director of CIHLER
Organizational Communication: Finding a Powerful Tool to Overcome Our Biggest Frustration
Andrada Paraschiv, Head of Hospitality, Beekeeper
August 8, 2021
NYC restaurants face a new struggle as indoor venues become vaccinated only zones
Carolyn Richmond ’91 (ILR), Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP