For facilities that are violating wage laws, profit margins hinge on the widespread exploitation of thousands of caretakers.
California regulators aren’t taking action against care homes that ignore wage theft judgments.
Caregivers work intimately with the elderly. They bathe, dress and feed them and help with basic hygiene. But who looks out for the caregivers?
Silicon Valley companies had many reasons for withholding the data, including Yelp’s diversity officer, who called it “probably not very interesting.”
As of Oct. 19, 2017, we have been able to obtain EEO-1 reports from 23 of those companies.
Judges across the country had ordered defendants into rehab programs that double as work camps for for-profit companies.
The misuse of employment tests – which measure reading, math and other cognitive skills – can unfairly disadvantage minorities and women without the employers or the job applicants even realizing it.
With two more Trump appointments to come, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will lurch from a Democratic majority to a Republican one. Acting Chairwoman Victoria Lipnic’s voting record shows what is at stake.
President-elect Donald Trump once called the county’s drug enforcement efforts “a joke.” He once said legalizing drugs was a better tactic. But as the dust settles after a contentious election – and after another eight states legalized some form of weed – the future of marijuana under Trump isn’t quite clear.
All through the fall, hopeful marijuana trimmers have poured into California’s Emerald Triangle for coveted jobs. If they haven’t read our investigation, they may not know about the dangers they face. But is anyone doing anything about it?
For decades, California’s Emerald Triangle has provided cover for the nation’s largest marijuana-growing industry. But its forests also hide secrets,