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Resource ID: #10703
Subject: Worker Safety
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)



Wall Street Journal takes a broad look at dangerous and degrading working conditions in low-wage growth jobs nationwide. Centerpiece story "Nine to Nowhere" uncovers unsafe and inhumane conditions in two chicken plants in the Deep South, garbage plants in the Midwest and electronic sweatshops in Maryland. Reporter ventured into participatory journalism by working in the sweatshops. Story provoked overwhelming response, entered into Congressional Record, cited by director of OSHA and the U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1994.

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