Celebrating Labor Day
American workers power the economy and provide essential goods and services to sustain our communities – even as the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the workplace, reignited worker activism and created unanticipated labor challenges. Explore how Cornell researchers are examining these changes and applying their insights to safeguard and support U.S. workers and families contending with rapid social and technological transformation.
The state of labor in a shifting workplace
ILR School researchers reflect on the biggest labor moments of the past year... and what to expect in the year ahead.
“While individuals around the world began working from home in order to ‘flatten the curve,’ many essential workers risked their lives to keep the health care system and other vital industries open for business.”
“The symbolic aspects of wages matter.
People want to know how they stack up.”