Rape on the night shift | KALW

Rape on the night shift

Sep 21, 2015


 Who's responsible when a worker gets injured, or even attacked, on the job? Is it the company, the government? What about the workers themselves? Many come into our offices late at night to clean up our messes. They’re janitors – an essential part of our work life who are often practically invisible. And a recent 18-month investigation found that they are often sexually abused. 

 

 

"And he said, 'Maria, why are you so mad? What am I doing wrong? It's just a caress.'"

 

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This story is part of a collaboration between Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, Frontline, the Investigative Reporting Program at U.C. Berkeley, Univision and KQED.