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Resource ID: #10607
Subject: Worker Safety
Source: Washington Free Press (Seattle)
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Date: Feb.-March

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The Washington Free Press finds that hundreds of Boeing employees have been injured by chemicals used in the company's manufacturing plants. An investigation finds many workers suffer from a condition known as Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome. Boeing has attempted to characterize the illness as a psychological condition and has funded research that has concluded that the workers have mental problems, thereby making them ineligible for worker's compensation and other benefits.

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