Death, discrimination and despair are among the obstacles faced by workers in New Jersey’s temp industry.
In the ceaseless push for profits, corporate accountability and safety often take a back seat.
Pot growers call for labor regulation after abuse disclosures
The director of the California Growers Association now is calling for a series of solutions after Reveal published an investigation into sexual abuse in the state’s pot country.
There’s discrimination amid the dust on government asbestos projects
Demolition and asbestos removal isn’t glorious work. It’s also ripe for racial discrimination. Certain government contractors don’t want to hire black workers, and they don’t treat their predominantly Latino workforce well either, according to interviews and two government lawsuits.
Against their will
Powered by the internet, the sex trade is reaching into all corners of the country. Reveal takes us into hidden places – real and virtual – where people are exploited for sex.
In secretive marijuana industry, whispers of abuse and trafficking
For decades, California’s Emerald Triangle has provided cover for the nation’s largest marijuana-growing industry. But its forests also hide secrets,
How a temp agency can get away with discrimination
The ILM Group got sued by the government for refusing to hire women. Then, it disappeared. Or did it?
‘I was greedy and stupid’: Workers’ comp attorney admits to bribes
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.
California bill could protect injured workers from convicted providers
California lawmakers are advancing a bill that would bar medical providers who’ve been convicted of felonies from treating injured workers.
Government sues temp agency with history of discrimination
The manager of an Automation Personnel Services branch was known for her racial slurs and routine discrimination, two former employees say.
Meet the ‘poster child’ for fighting discrimination investigations
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been investigating racial and gender discrimination at Maryland-based Aerotek’s temp agency branches since 2008.