Video: Adithya Sambamurthy MIRA LOMA, Calif. – Plaintiffs in a lawsuit that seeks back pay and damages for workers who allege they were cheated out of wages at a Southern California warehouse that serves Wal-Mart, filed a motion today to include the giant retailer as a defendant in the suit. The inclusion of
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Jim Morris has been a journalist since 1978, specializing in coverage of the environment and public health. He has won more than 50 awards for his work including the George Polk Award, the Sidney Hillman Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award and five Texas Headliners awards. He directed a global investigation of the asbestos industry that won the first-place John B. Oakes Award for environmental reporting from Columbia University in 2011, and an IRE Medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors. He has worked for newspapers in Texas and California, as well as publications such as U.S. News & World Report and Congressional Quarterly in Washington.
Video: Adithya Sambamurthy/CIR Read full transcript Update, July 27, 2012: News from the court hearing has been added. Four days after Christmas 2008, a 23-year-old research associate working in a UCLA laboratory accidentally pulled the plunger out of a syringe while conducting an experiment. The syringe contained a solution that combusts upon contact with air.
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