“It was a slave camp. I can’t believe the court sent me there.”
“It’s like slavery,” said one rehab participant, “like we were on the plantation.”
“I can’t fathom this being legitimate,” one former Labor Department investigator says of a drug rehab’s work program.
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Tammy Baldwin ask the Government Accountability Office to investigate, citing Reveal’s project on unpaid work at rehabs.
Despite deadly injuries and multiple investigations into illegal labor practices, work-based rehabs are an American growth industry.