Whether you’re watching Chris Rock host the Oscars, protesting outside with Al Sharpton or boycotting with Jada Pinkett Smith, you’re going to need the latest news on diversity in Hollywood.
Conditions and obstacles that workers face in the 21st century
Watch: ‘North by Inferno’ examines worker deaths in Bakken oil fields
As part of our ongoing efforts to find new ways to distribute the essence of Reveal’s investigative content, we created a play called “North by Inferno” that is based on the events in North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields.
How America is failing at diversity just about everywhere
Diversity – or lack thereof – is all over the news these days. And the picture does not look good.
TSA official responsible for security lapses earned big bonuses
Before undercover auditors carrying hidden weapons slipped undetected past security screeners at U.S. airports, the official ultimately responsible for the lapses received cash bonuses and awards that reached nearly $100,000, according to a whistleblower complaint.
Luxembourg lines up to mine in outer space
Luxembourg is pioneering a new frontier: asteroid mining. The tiny European nation recently announced that it will invest in research and development related to space mining and also directly in space mining companies, the Guardian reported.
Temp workers get left out of Obama’s pay discrimination action
President Barack Obama’s new effort to combat pay discrimination won’t help one of the fastest-growing segments of the American workforce: temporary workers.
Tree trimming deaths alarm federal officials and industry insiders
Grounds maintenance workers, including tree trimmers, have a fatality rate that is more than three times that of the average worker in the U.S., according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
‘Hollywood So White’ goes back decades
Hollywood is again under attack for its lack of diversity, with an all-white slate of actors nominated for the Oscars. The protest hashtag #OscarsSoWhite is burning through Twitter for the second year. But this goes much further back than 2015.
Temp agency and federal regulators to probe discrimination claims
An Alabama-based temp agency that former workers accuse of rampant hiring discrimination announced it will conduct an internal investigation and set up an anonymous tip line, even as federal officials seek out whistleblowers in response to a Reveal investigation.
Discrimination isn’t the temp industry’s only problem
Federal regulators acknowledge that discrimination within the temp industry is a growing problem. But it’s just one issue in a troubling constellation of them.