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.
A former Tesla safety director’s suit says he was fired for reporting unsafe working conditions such as chemical exposures and fires at the company.
The electric car company added 13 injuries from 2017 that had been missing when it certified its legally mandated injury report earlier this year.
Son Nguyen is suing Tesla after he was burned on the job. “I remember waking up after surgery … I was just terrified. I thought I was dead.”
After a Reveal review finds numerous deaths and injuries after tires on Harleys failed, experts say the nation’s top auto safety regulator should act.
We’re suing the government for diversity data filed by Silicon Valley companies including PayPal, which has waffled on promises to release its data.
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.