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?
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,
The ILM Group got sued by the government for refusing to hire women. Then, it disappeared. Or did it?
Female hotel cleaners from across the country face sexual harassment and indecent exposure. In the past decade, 818 incidents were reported to the federal government by hotel industry workers.
Sean E. O’Keefe was a well-known attorney for injured workers in San Diego. But he didn’t get success the old-fashioned way – he paid cash for the bulk of the clients who walked through his door.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been investigating racial and gender discrimination at Maryland-based Aerotek’s temp agency branches since 2008.
A state bill would have provided proof that temp agencies were shutting out black workers in favor of Latinos they could more easily exploit. This is the story of why the bill was born – and how it was killed.