Since the 1980s, the electronics industry largely has moved overseas in search of cheaper labor. Reporter Sandra Bartlett went to South Korea to learn more about a movement that has sprung up to investigate the illnesses and deaths of factory employees at Samsung, one of the largest electronics companies in the world.
Following a Reveal investigation into worker deaths and injuries in the Bakken oil fields, a top federal workplace safety regulator in North Dakota announced plans for a tougher enforcement strategy intended to hold major energy companies accountable for workplace accidents.
Listen to KQED’s three-part radio series for our Rape on the Night Shift investigation.
Reveal del Centro de Reportajes Investigativos, Univision, FRONTLINE, KQED y el Programa de Reportajes Investigativos de UC Berkeley presentan el documental Violación de un Sueño: Jornada Nocturna.
La mujer que limpia por la jornada nocturna es un blanco fácil para el abuso. Ella entra a fichar después de que el último trabajador haya apagado las luces y cerrado las puertas con llave.
Sexual assault can happen anywhere. But the way the problem has played out in the workplace largely has escaped public attention. And the night shift janitor is an easy target for abuse.
In the decade wrapping up in 2014, only 439 out of more than 23,000 whistleblower complaints were found to have merit.
New law requiring sexual harassment training for labor contractors, supervisors and all farm employees was spurred by Rape in the Fields investigation.