Thursday, January 16, 2014

Day Labor, Worker Centers & Disaster Relief Work in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Day Labor, Worker Centers & Disaster Relief Work in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, City University of New York, Baruch College, School of Public Affairs, October 30, 2013, 17 pp. Authors: Hector Cordero-Guzman, Elizabeth Pantaleon, & Martha Chavez

According to this study by researchers at the City University of New York, Hurricane Sandy revealed the important role played by day laborers in disaster response, as they engaged in critical post-disaster tasks, such as debris removal, general clean-up, demolition work, yard maintenance, tree removal, and basement remodeling.

KJ

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2014/01/day-labor-worker-centers-disaster-relief-work-in-the-aftermath-of-hurricane-sandy.html

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