Workers get 'Burned' at restaurants in Los Angeles

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This week at KCRW, investigative reporter Karen Foshay unveiled some extremely disturbing findings about what goes on behind the scenes at restaurants in the Los Angeles area. Her five-part multimedia series, Burned: Abuse in LA's Restaurant Industry, covers wage theft, injured workers, retaliation and trafficking. Foshay spoke with dozens of workers, labor lawyers and government enforcers for the series and sifted through thousands of public records. We listen to the first story in Burned, which focuses on wage theft, and learn the backstory behind her reporting.

Music: "Bluebird Street"