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.
All through the fall, hopeful marijuana trimmers have poured into California’s Emerald Triangle for coveted jobs. If they haven’t read our investigation, they may not know about the dangers they face. But is anyone doing anything about it?
For decades, California’s Emerald Triangle has provided cover for the nation’s largest marijuana-growing industry. But its forests also hide secrets, among them young women with stories of sexual abuse and exploitation.
The ILM Group got sued by the government for refusing to hire women. Then, it disappeared. Or did it?
Female hotel cleaners from across the country face sexual harassment and indecent exposure. In the past decade, 818 incidents were reported to the federal government by hotel industry workers.
Sean E. O’Keefe was a well-known attorney for injured workers in San Diego. But he didn’t get success the old-fashioned way – he paid cash for the bulk of the clients who walked through his door.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been investigating racial and gender discrimination at Maryland-based Aerotek’s temp agency branches since 2008.
A state bill would have provided proof that temp agencies were shutting out black workers in favor of Latinos they could more easily exploit. This is the story of why the bill was born – and how it was killed.
Despite Donald Trump’s hard-line stance against illegal immigration, his development company acknowledged that it tried to get permanent work certifications for Ecuadorean stonemasons who entered the U.S. illegally.