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.
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.
With support from CIHLER, students from SHA and ILR traveled to New York City to observe an actual arbitration...
Lodging Conference: Concurrent Think Tank with Dave Sherwyn
The Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa, Phoenix, AZ
11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Jones Day 10th Annual Labor & Employment Law Discussion Group
Jones Day, 77 West Wacker Drive, Floor 35, Chicago, IL 60601
Miami Regional Roundtable
Three Brickell City Centre 98 Southeast Seventh Street Suite 1100 Miami, FL 33131
9:00 am - 1:30 pm