Hiring workers based on race or sex is illegal, but some companies are skirting the law by contracting out their discriminatory practices to temp agencies, a Reveal investigation has found.
The misuse of employment tests – which measure reading, math and other cognitive skills – can unfairly disadvantage minorities and women without the employers or the job applicants even realizing it.
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.
Cal/OSHA says it “takes seriously reports of workplace hazards and allegations of employers’ underreporting recordable work-related injuries.”
Undercounting injuries is a symptom of a larger problem: Tesla has put electric car manufacturing above safety concerns, former safety experts say.
We investigate companies that are struggling to solve some old-fashioned problems: Worker safety at Tesla, and diversity at Google and beyond.
Safety standards require machines to be shut down when they’re being fixed. That wasn’t always how Goodyear’s Virginia plant operated, records show.
The tire giant is among the deadliest manufacturers in the nation for workers, Reveal’s analysis of federal data shows.
Some of the Trump administration’s rollbacks have hewed to the National Association of Manufacturers’ agenda.
Disclosure proposals, which stockholders vote on, are calling on tech companies to release workforce breakdowns to get leaders to focus on diversity.
Reveal is examining diversity in the tech industry, and we want to know how diversity, or the lack thereof, shapes your work experience.
Silicon Valley companies had many reasons for withholding the data, including Yelp’s diversity officer, who called it “probably not very interesting.”
As of Oct. 19, 2017, we have been able to obtain EEO-1 reports from 23 of those companies.