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Workers’ Rights

In the ceaseless push for profits, corporate accountability and safety often take a back seat.

Tesla relied on cheap foreign labor

Tesla used foreign laborers from Eastern Europe, some of whom earned as little as $5 an hour, to build a paint shop at the company’s Fremont, California, plant, according to The Mercury News.

May 17, 2016
Rape on the Night Shift

New day dawning on the night shift

Every day, invisible armies of men and women head to work, performing tasks that make our lives a little bit easier. They clean buildings, assemble the devices we can’t live without and cook our favorite cheap eats.

Mar 26, 2016
Worked Over

‘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.

Jan 27, 2016
Worked Over

Decoding the language of discrimination

Temp agencies across America have been using coded words and phrases to discriminate against job applicants based on race and gender. Take a look at some of terms we uncovered during our investigation – can you guess what type of person they were referring to?

Jan 11, 2016
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