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October Instruction Workshops

Spend time writing instead of citing. Do research in flash. Find all the dirt on the companies offering you jobs. These are a few things you can learn in our upcoming workshops! For October we have: Company Research/HR Practices Bootcamp, Thursday October 2nd Lexis: Searching, Wednesday October 15 Refworks, Thursday October 30 Citation Indexes/Databases, Friday […]

Cookie Day – Rescheduled!

Due to unforeseen circumstances Cookie Day was rescheduled. We will now be holding Cookie Day on Wednesday September 24th! Please stop by say ‘hi’ and grab some cookies.

Reminder: Catherwood Cookie Day is Wednesday!

Join us for the 9th Annual Cookie Day on September 17! This year it is technically Cookie and Books Day as we will be adding a giveaway of free ILR-related books to the celebration. Cookies will be available starting at 9 am right inside the entrance to the library. This event is first-come, first-served and […]

Workplace Issues Today: American business complicit in erosion of worker rights, new book says

A new book by Steven Greenhouse charges that American businesses have for years broken the law to keep labor costs down, contributing to the quickening erosion of the nation’s middle class. Greenhouse cites a wide range of examples of companies harassing workers to keep them from organizing, compromising safety standards, and falsifying time sheets, all […]

Workplace Issues Today: Sarkozy’s plan to end 35-hour work week finds few takers

A new law enacted by French President Nicolas Sarkozy to let companies negotiate with employees hours beyond the country’s current 35-hour limit is being met with resistance by businesses and workers alike. France adopted the 35-hour work week in 1998, but officials have long complained that the policy hamstrung economic growth and “devalued work”. The […]

Bloomberg Law Now Available!

This new product is meant to rival Lexis and Westlaw in legal coverage, and it contains the entire Bloomberg financial data service! Here is the company’s description: Bloomberg LawSM is our legal, regulatory and compliance platform, offering a suite of news, data, analytics and research tools to the legal and compliance community. BLOOMBERG LAW is…tailored […]

Does the library contain any documentation from the Dunlop Commission?

Question: Does the library contain any documentation from the Dunlop Commission? Answer: Yes! After the Dunlop Commission (or, more formally, the Commission on the Future of Worker-Management Relations), officially closed up shop in November 1994, dozens of its reports, testimony transcripts, briefs, and other key documents were placed in the Kheel Archives here at the Catherwood Library. Over a […]

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