When You Have to Remind Your Boss That You're a Human, Something Has to Change

October 26, 2015

Lafondra Brown wasn't a licensed welder, but her boss told her if she didn't finish up a welding job, she would be out of work. So Lafondra finished the project with no safety gear. Hours later, she was in the hospital, her eyes the size of golf balls. 

On top of a dangerous work environment, Lafrondra dealt with sexual harassment, assault and racism in her construction job, where she was the only woman.

Previous Article
Banking on a Good Work Environment: Winners and Losers of the Week
Banking on a Good Work Environment: Winners and Losers of the Week

In our regular weekly feature, we’ll be taking a look at the winners and losers of the week in the struggle...

Next Article
The Working People Weekly List
The Working People Weekly List

Every Sunday, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events ...