How America Can Better Enforce Laws to Protect Workers
Too often, U.S. laws meant to safeguard employees are ignored – and unsavory workplace conditions fester. A better understanding of who breaks the rules and why they get away with it suggests strategies to reform enforcement improve conditions for all workers.
Andrew Schrank is co-director of the Southwest SSN Regional Network. His research focuses on economic development, labor market regulation, and immigration, with a special focus on the
southwestern border region. Schrank has consulted for the World Bank, U.N. agencies, and the Inter-American Development Bank, and has worked with an immigrant resource center in Santa Fe.