It's all in your head

Number 10607
Subject Worker Safety
Source Washington Free Press (Seattle)
State
Year 1994
Publication Date Feb.-March
Summary 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.
Category IRE Contest Entry
Pages 10
Keywords MCS; Conflict of interest; Working Conditions; Civil liability
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