Master of Science in Hotel Administration
First Committee Member
Robert Woods, Chair
Number of Pages
Restaurant industry is becoming the largest employer of immigrants in the United States, immigration policies are fundamental to the success of the restaurant industry, as entrepreneurs, as customers, and as workers. Therefore, this paper attempts to investigate current issues regarding the unauthorized labor force in the hospitality industry. In particular, this study will try to discover and explore the difference in labor costs in the restaurant industry before and after the newest immigration reform act enacted in Oklahoma. In addition, this paper will also provide suggestions for future researchers in this research field.
Emigration and immigration law; Illegal aliens; Labor costs; Oklahoma; Restaurants – Employees; Restaurants – Wages
Business Law, Public Responsibility, and Ethics | Hospitality Administration and Management | Human Resources Management | Immigration Law | Labor Relations
Zhou, Xun, "The Impact of the 2007 Oklahoma immigration reform act on labor costs in the restaurant industry" (2009). UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones. 645.