Tag: michael grabell
Michael Grabell: ‘All of This Because Somebody Got Hurt at Work’January 2016
Hummer limos, go-go dancers, a live alligator and glowing aliens in spandex at the national workers’ comp and disability expo. Journey into the little-known workers’ comp industrial complex.
Michael Grabell: California Vs. InsurersMarch 2015
Concern over possible misuse of a 2012 workers’ comp law has led to warnings from state labor officials.
Michael Grabell: Judge Orders NYPD to Release Records on X-ray VansJanuary 2015
The NYPD has a secretive program that uses unmarked vans with X-ray machines designed to detect bombs.
Michael Grabell: Temp Land, CaliforniaOctober 2014
Employers will be legally responsible if their temp agencies and subcontractors put workers at risk or withhold wages.
Michael Grabell: A Modern Day Harvest of ShameMarch 2014
Today’s blue collar temp laborers face abuses similar to those of migrant farmworkers.
Michael Grabell: U.S. Lags Behind World in Temp Worker ProtectionsFebruary 2014
Permatemping cases highlight lack of U.S. protections for temp workers.
Michael Grabell: How to Improve Temp Worker SafetyDecember 2013
Temps face a significantly greater risk of injury on the job than permanent employees.
Michael Grabell: The $13 Test That Saved My Baby’s LifeSeptember 2013
Why isn’t required for every newborn?
Michael Grabell: The ExpendablesJuly 2013
The temp workers who power giant corporations are getting crushed.
Michael Grabell: Walmart Accepted Clothing from Banned Bangladesh FactoriesJune 2013
The world's largest retailer last month released a list of more than two hundred factories it said it had barred from producing its merchandise.
Michael Grabell: Taken for a RideMay 2013
Temp agencies and ‘raiteros’ in immigrant Chicago.
Dafna Lizer, Michael Grabell, Jeff Larson: Flight Records Say Russia Sent Syria Tons of CashNovember 2012
he records of overflight requests show more than 200 tons of "bank notes" from Moscow to Damascus.