January 25, 2017         
From the Director 
Last October I moderated a panel at the Georgetown Hospitality Law Summit with Board member Harry Johnson, Christian White and Denise Keyser. As we discussed joint employer and other labor issues, the consensus in the room was clear, in two weeks or so Hillary Clinton would be elected president and the labor and employment policies of the Obama Administration would continue. Wow, we were wrong!... Read more »
Sponsor a Student to Attend the HR in Hospitality Conference
Student participation at the HR in Hospitality Conference allows our industry’s future leaders a phenomenal learning experience above and beyond their normal education received at Cornell. Attending industry events provides students with opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing, and direct interaction with the industry... Read more »
15th Annual Labor & Employment Law Roundtable
This year was the 15th offering of the Labor & Employment Law Roundtable, presented by Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations with support from the Cornell Law School and ILR School... Read more »
2nd Annual Human Resource Focused Roundtable
The 2nd Annual Human Resource Roundtable presented by the Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations and chaired by Professor Bruce Tracey... Read more »
Regional Roundtable Series Continues in LA
The Los Angeles office of BuchalterNemer hosted a CIHLER regional roundtable in January 2017. Regional roundtables are designed to provide a forum to expand the reach of the Institute and the discussion of relevant and timely topics... Read more »
Cornell Study Examines Judicial “Rule Breaking”
Courts across the United States are in a potentially awkward position when they are presented with employers’ summary judgment motions relating to sexual harassment. As explained in a new Cornell report, judges often have to choose between following legal precedent or breaking the rule established by the Supreme Court. As explained in the report, “When Rules Are Made to Be Broken: The Case of Sexual Harassment Law,” by David Sherwyn, Nicholas F. Menillo, and Zev J. Eigen... Read more »
Register Now!
Today is the last day to get the biggest savings on the only conference that examines how the latest LR issues affect the hospitality industry: HR in Hospitality, March 27 - 29 at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Register today with Promo Code CIHLER to save $125.00 on top of the $400.00 Super Savings (ending midnight ET)... Read more »
CIHLER Contributes to ALIS’s “Day After” Panels 
Several members of CIHLER’s advisory board participated in the annual ALIS Law conference, held during the Americas Lodging Investment Summit in January in Los Angeles. As conference organizers explain, ALIS Law focuses on the “day after” the deal closes and the many legal issues... Read more »
The First 93 Days of the Trump Administration 
This roundtable presents a forum for industry and academe to address current and future issues impacting the industry’s labor and employment relations under the new administration. Invited discussants will include government, union and management backgrounds... Read more »
New Members Strengthen CIHLER Advisory Board
Six new members have joined the institute’s advisory board in recent months, sharing their diverse expertise and insights. New members include Louis Hellebusch, Harry Johnson III, and Greg Talbot, as well as Nigel Beck, Dana Kravetz, and Linda Pouliot.
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February 23
Labor Relations Roundtable... more »
Boca Raton, FL
April 24
The First 93 Days of the Trump Administration... more »
 Statler Hall
June 1
LERA 69th Annual Meeting... more »
Anaheim, CA
May 22
Chicago Regional Roundtable... more »
Chicago, IL
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