The chicken-eating public might worry about the risks of salmonella. Or maybe animal cruelty. But for workers in poultry plants, there’s another, more immediate concern: going to the bathroom.
In the ceaseless push for profits, corporate accountability and safety often take a back seat.
Alabama temp agency to keep discrimination probe results secret
After we exposed rampant hiring discrimination at Automation Personnel Services, the Alabama-based temp agency said it would hire an outside firm to look into the problem. But now that its investigation has concluded, the company has decided to keep the findings confidential.
From women’s soccer to federal contractors, gender pay gap rages on
A pay discrimination complaint by top U.S. women’s soccer players is helping bring more attention to the gender pay gap that persists across so many industries.
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.
Temp workers get left out of Obama’s pay discrimination action
President Barack Obama’s new effort to combat pay discrimination won’t help one of the fastest-growing segments of the American workforce: temporary workers.
‘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.
Temp agency and federal regulators to probe discrimination claims
An Alabama-based temp agency that former workers accuse of rampant hiring discrimination announced it will conduct an internal investigation and set up an anonymous tip line, even as federal officials seek out whistleblowers in response to a Reveal investigation.
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?
Decoding discrimination in America’s temp industry
This hour of Reveal will explore discrimination in the temporary-work industry and look at how it’s affecting people around the country.
America’s long battle over jobs and justice
We’ve come a long way since the 1963 March on Washington. Or have we?