Labor and Employment Studies students put what they learn into practice

Alisa PokrovskyLabor Studies senior Alisa Pokrovsky has been awarded a paid internship with the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement, City of San Francisco.

Working with the OLSE’s analyst team, Alisa assists with evaluation and reporting on minimum wage enforcement, including evaluating the impact of OLSE’s community outreach program. Additionally, she will be helping with the implementation of the City’s new Lactation in the Workplace Ordinance and Consideration of Salary History Ordinance. Alisa is this year's recipient of the Yetta K. Zetoony Scholarship in Labor Studies at SF State.

Rocsanne BarreraRocsanne Barerra, a 2017 Labor Studies graduate and recipient of the Ernest Dillard Scholarship in Labor Studies, is now working full time for the Service Employees International Union in the United Service Workers West External Security Department.

Over the summer, Rocsanne was awarded an eight-week paid internship through the University of California-Berkeley Labor Center.