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Rape on the Night Shift

An investigation into the sexual abuse of immigrant women in the janitorial industry.
Rape on the Night Shift

New day dawning on the night shift

Every day, invisible armies of men and women head to work, performing tasks that make our lives a little bit easier. They clean buildings, assemble the devices we can’t live without and cook our favorite cheap eats.

Mar 26, 2016
Rape on the Night Shift

Hell of a job

In Reveal’s July episode, we examine the hidden problem of sexual assault of female janitors on the night shift; explore the legacy of toxic chemicals used in electronics manufacturing, both here and in Asia; and take to the fields to explore why it was so hard to ban a tool that was injuring agricultural workers.

Jul 4, 2015
Rape on the Night Shift

Rape on the night shift

Working under the cover of darkness, night shift janitors are particularly vulnerable to sexual harassment and rape. In this segment, we hear from members of a nonprofit who try to root out abuses in the cleaning industry; women who’ve sued janitorial companies for failing to protect them; and an accused rapist who has run his own cleaning company.

Jul 4, 2015
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