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Affiliated Faculty Member Prof. Amy Farrell on labor exploitation in the U.S.

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March 28, 2013 - Amy Farrell is an Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Professor Amy Farrell (Director and Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Co-Director of the Violence and Justice Research Lab & WGSS Affiliated Faculty Member) was featured in News@Northeastern about her research on the current issue of labor exploitation in the U.S. In this research investigation, Farrell and her colleagues spoke with 240 workers, who were also U.S. citizens, and discovered that 83 percent reported deception or lies from their employer, and experienced exploitative labor practices such as getting paid less than minimum wage.

Click here to read the rest of this article, and for more information about Professor Farrell’s findings.

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