Rebuilding After Katrina: A Population-Based Study of Labor and Human Rights in New Orleans


Against the background of reports of abuse during the cleanup efforts after Hurricane Katrina—coupled with the easing of labor regulations, virtually no monitoring of construction sites, and the city’s lack of adequate housing and healthcare—this report a study conducted on the situation of both documented and undocumented construction workers in New Orleans.

With the International Human Rights Law Clinic at Berkeley Law and the Payson Center for International Development and Technology Transfer (Tulane University)

Eric Stover
Laurel E. Fletcher
Phuong Pham
Patrick Vinck
Publication date: 
June 1, 2008
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