Regulators and lawmakers are changing the way they operate so they confront the injury crisis brought about by Amazon’s relentless pace.
‘We’re Going to Protect Workers’: New California Law Takes Aim at Amazon’s Unsafe Work Quotas
A series of Reveal investigations has shown that Amazon’s injury rates have been far worse than the national average for the warehousing industry.
PPP aid flooded fast food outlets facing labor complaints
One McDonald’s chain in Chicago received half a million dollars in forgivable federal loans. Then came complaints of COVID-19 safety failures and a deadly outbreak.
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Rampant racial disparities plagued how billions of dollars in PPP loans were distributed in the U.S.
An analysis of Paycheck Protection Program lending reveals stark disparities across the country. In the LA area, businesses in White neighborhoods received loans at a far higher rate than in Latinx, Black and Asian ones.
Charging COVID-19 failures, California lawmaker seeks to crack down on fast food chains
The new legislation charges that the industry has flouted rules designed to keep workers safe during the pandemic.
Not lovin’ it
McDonald’s across the country are hit by COVID-19 outbreaks as hundreds of complaints allege safety breakdowns.
The truth about injuries at Amazon
As a result of Reveal reporter Will Evans’ investigation into injuries at Amazon warehouses across the country last year, sources shared a trove of internal records, giving an unprecedented view into the company’s safety record.
Techsploitation investigation wins national award
The Center for Investigative Reporting has won a national award for “Techsploitation,” an investigative series that explored how unscrupulous labor brokers exploit workers on temporary visas. The awards were presented by the South Asian Journalists Association, which is based at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. CIR’s investigation into America’s temporary […]