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Resource ID: #19911
Subject: Worker Safety
Source: WMAQ-TV (Chicago)
Date: Nov. 3, 4, 6, Dec. 13



Three women stepped forward to expose a hostile and dangerous work environment at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago. The stories of on-the-job harassment ranged from supervisors demanding sexual favors for possible promotions to being physically attacked on the job for refusing sexual advances. Hidden cameras also found pornographic magazines and graffiti in the break rooms at two sewage treatment plants. One of the whistleblowers received a bomb threat days before the report was aired.

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