This hour of Reveal will explore discrimination in the temporary-work industry and look at how it’s affecting people around the country.
We’ve come a long way since the 1963 March on Washington. Or have we?
Hiring workers based on race or sex is illegal, but some companies are skirting the law by contracting out their discriminatory practices to temp agen
With our investigation into America’s temp industry, Reveal is launching a campaign to explore the many faces of workplace discrimination. And we need your help to do it.
The Center for Investigative Reporting has won a national award for “Techsploitation,” an investigative series that explored how unscrupulous labor brokers exploit workers on temporary visas. The awards were presented by the South Asian Journalists Association, which is based at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. CIR’s investigation into America’s temporary […]
Top outsourcing firms deluge the federal government with applications for H-1B visas, sidelining smaller American employers, according to The New York Times. This echoes findings of our investigation last year, which found that labor brokers had exploited Indian tech workers at some of America’s top companies.
In a case the Los Angeles district attorney’s office is calling one of the largest insurance scams in the state, an orthopedic surgeon is accused of deceiving patients into having surgery by an unqualified assistant and undergoing procedures they didn’t need.
North Dakota state Rep. Joshua Boschee and state Sen. George Sinner announced plans for legislation that would enact tougher workplace safety standards and hold major oil companies accountable for oil field worker injuries and deaths.
Mississippi is one of two states, along with Idaho, that doesn’t have criminal laws that clearly forbid unwanted sexual touching such as groping and fondling.
The oil boom in North Dakota and elsewhere has claimed the lives of dozens of workers. In response, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health said it plans to survey 500 oil field employees starting next year in an effort to improve safety.