Thursday, April 05, 2012

Iowa City Press, April 2, 2012, Monday

Iowa City Press

April 2, 2012, Monday

Iowa City Press (full article)

To raise labor standards, foster immigrants' rights

Saving good working class jobs is a challenge for Americans. We cannot meet that challenge without addressing what some call “imm-ployment” law and policy — where immigration and employment meet, intertwine and interact.

Lance Compa teaches labor and employment law at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations in Ithaca, N.Y., and is author of the 2005 Human Rights Watch report Blood, Sweat, and Fear: Workers’ Rights in the U.S. Meat and Poultry Plants.”