Michael Grabell

ProPublica

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Investigative reporter for ProPublica, covering economic and labor issues

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An investigation finds that at a chicken factory run by Case Farms, some workers had to have their limbs amputated after being hurt on the job.

Major chicken producer violates safety rules and immigration law to bring you chicken nuggets

An investigation finds that at a chicken factory run by Case Farms, some workers had to have their limbs amputated after being hurt on the job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

An investigation finds that at a chicken factory run by Case Farms, some workers had to have their limbs amputated after being hurt on the job.

Major chicken producer violates safety rules and immigration law to bring you chicken nuggets

An investigation finds that at a chicken factory run by Case Farms, some workers had to have their limbs amputated after being hurt on the job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Temporary workers have long been near the bottom of the employment totem pole.

Temp Worker Protections

Temporary workers have long been near the bottom of the employment totem pole.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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