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Labor Research Review now available in DigitalCommons@ILR

As reported in Cornell’s Essentials blog and the ILR News Center, all 24 issues of the Labor Research Review are now available, full-text searchable and free through DigitalCommons@ILR. Published by the Midwest Center for Labor Research from 1982 to 1996, LRR chronicled a significant era in the history of labor relations in the United States. […]

DigitalCommons@ILR to exceed 10,000 uploaded documents

Originally posted in the ILR News Center, November 6, 2009: 10,000 Uploads, 2 Million Downloads DigitalCommons@ILR a repository for workplace information Labor trends in Cambodia. On-the-job health hazards for beauticians. The collective bargaining agreement of Watervliet firefighters. Testimony from the Glass Ceiling Commission. The electronic documents housed within DigitalCommons@ILR cover an immense range of workplace […]

Child Labor Reports in DigitalCommons@ILR

Three new U.S. Department of Labor reports on child labor  have recently been made available through DigitalCommons@ILR. The Department of Labor’s List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor The Department of Labor’s List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor: Bibliography of Each Product Listed in the Initial Determination by […]

China Employment Law Update in DigitalCommons@ILR

A quick heads-up for those of you interested in international business and employment law: the Catherwood Library has an agreement with the Baker & McKenzie law firm through which the firm’s publications on international workplace issues are made available through DigitalCommons@ILR. The most recent addition is the latest version of the China Employment Law Update, […]

Green Jobs report available in DigitalCommons@ILR

The ILR School’s Global Labor Institute recently provided technical assistance in producing Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World. The report, which was commissioned and funded by the United Nations Environment Programme as part of the joint UNEP, ILO, IOE, ITUC Green Jobs Initiative, is now available full-text at DigitalCommons@ILR. The report’s […]

DigitalCommons@ILR provides resources from the New York State PERB

DigitalCommons@ILR contains several digital collections dedicated to the reports created and contracts collected by the New York State Public Employment Relations Board, or PERB. PERB was created in 1967 with the enactment of the Public Employees’ Fair Employment Act (commonly known as the Taylor Law). Although the Taylor Law constitutes §200-214 of the Civil Service […]

Over 3500 collective bargaining agreements now available in DigitalCommons@ILR

Back in January, we reported that some 2000 collective bargaining agreements had been uploaded into DigitalCommons@ILR, and were available for full-text searching and download. This digital collection is one of the easiest and most effective means of accessing these agreements, and Catherwood staff have continued to work on expanding it. The collection now includes over […]

Pension Sponsorship and Participation: Summary of Recent Trends

The most recent update of the Congressional Research Service‘s annual report on pension plan sponsorship and participation is now available through DigitalCommons@ILR. Purcell, P. (2008). Pension sponsorship and participation: Summary of recent trends (RL30122). Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service. “According to the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey (CPS), the number of private-sector workers between the […]

CAHRS Working Papers Series available on DigitalCommons@ILR

The Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) in the ILR School investigates critical issues of the day and at any given time, has several major policy-oriented studies under way. Both faculty researchers and the Center’s corporate sponsors — those corporations that support and fund CAHRS — help determine the topics of study. CAHRS Working […]

Free Book Samples for ILR Press

Look to the ILR Press for high quality books about workplace issues, labor, management, and social policy. Free ILR Press Book Samples are available in the Catherwood Library’s DigitalCommons@ILR repository. These books are often featured as Catherwood Library Book of the Month selections.

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