On Monday, MA students in Labor Studies presented their capstone projects on a wide array of subjects. Pictured above are, from left to right, Prof. Maria Figueroa, Rachel Feldman, Crystal Garcia, Mark Thornton, Natasha Yee, Robert Master, Norma Heyward & Mark Casner. Congratulations, students!
Mark Casner: Ageism in New York? Evaluating the Effectiveness of Anti-Discrimination Employment Policy
Rachel Feldman: Impact of Hospital Profits on Direct Care Workers: How Does Working for a Profitable, Private Hospital Impact Direct Care Workers in New York City?
Crystal Garcia: Sisters in the Trades: How Effective Are Current Diversity Policies to Increase Employment and Retention of Women in the NYC Construction Industry?
Norma Heyward: Homelessness in New York City: Assessing the Challenges and Solutions
Robert Master: Militancy and Memory: The 1971 New York Telephone Strike and its Legacy
Mark Thornton: What Happened in Wisconsin? Union Members and Political Choices in the 2016 Election Cycle
Natasha Yee: What can Diversity and Inclusion do for Unions?: A Look at the IBEW and EWMC