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Shefali Milczarek-Desai

Shefali Milczarek-Desai

Shefali Milczarek-Desai is an assistant clinical professor of law and director in the James E. Roger College of Law's Bacon Immigration Law and Policy Program. She teaches courses on historical and contemporary U.S. immigration law and policy, and supervises JD law and BA law students in legal representation of low-wage immigrant workers who have employment and labor claims against their employers. She has published numerous essays and articles, and has been a guest on television and radio for Arizona Public Media.

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Why nursing home aides exposed to COVID-19 aren’t taking sick leave

By: and - November 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated America’s nursing homes, but the reasons aren’t as simple as people might think. To understand how nursing homes became the source of over one-third of U.S. COVID-19 deaths, you have to look beyond just the vulnerability of the residents and examine how nursing homes pay and manage their employees. The […]