Jennifer Gollan, GovExec

Jennifer Gollan

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San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
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Past:
  • GovExec
  • Reveal
  • Texas Standard
  • Inquirer
  • YubaNet
  • Salon.com
  • CIR

Past articles by Jennifer:

Many U.S. Workplaces Required to Report Injuries Flouted New Labor Department Rule

A federal magistrate judge’s ruling has freed OSHA records from large employers across the country. Access to this data will help the public identify Am... → Read More

CDC relaxed protective gear guidelines after intense lobbying campaign

Hospitals and members of Congress lobbied the CDC to relax its guidelines for personal protective equipment for health care workers. Now, 31,000 health care workers are infected and over 100 are dead. → Read More

Is 14 Days Enough?

New studies show that the debate over how long the new coronavirus incubates – and how long it sheds after recovery – is far from settled. → Read More

As Coronavirus Spreads, Caregivers In Elder Care Facilities Fear They Can’t Afford To Call In Sick

“If working adults are able to stay home when they are sick, they are less likely to spread infectious diseases to adults they work with.” Radio story produced by Terri Langford. → Read More

Lawmakers, regulators take on senior care-home operators over wage theft, worker abuse

New legislation and enforcement efforts are underway after Reveal’s investigation of exploitation in the industry. → Read More

Elderly often face neglect in California care homes that exploit workers

Rat bites, bedsores and other injuries plague residents in many homes cited for labor violations. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren Urges Pentagon To Provide Stricter Oversight Of Federal Contracting

Warren cited a report that found Pentagon officials do not always consider the safety records of companies when reviewing contracting bids. → Read More

Elder care homes rake in profits as workers earn a pittance for long hours

She alights from a black Ferrari convertible, her Christian Louboutin stilettos glinting in the sunlight. The lid of her black lacquer grand piano is propped open in the living room of her plush → Read More

CA regulators aren’t taking action against care homes that ignore wage theft judgments –

May 20, 2019 – Across California, at least 20 companies providing care for the elderly, disabled and mentally ill continue to operate illegally after being cited for failing to pay their workers more than $1.4 million in back wages and penalties. “There’s no accountability,” said Hina Shah, an associate law professor at Golden Gate University who directs the Women’s Employment Rights Clinic,… → Read More

California regulators aren’t taking action against care homes that ignore wage theft judgments

Social services officials have the names of debtors but say their hands are tied when it comes to revoking the facilities’ licenses. → Read More

More workers than ever are independent contractors. Gig companies want to keep it that way

A California court ruling makes it harder for companies to classify employees as independent contractors. Gig economy companies are pushing back. → Read More

Fatal motorcycle tire blowouts not enough to prompt Goodyear recall

Since 2006, there have been five deaths and 22 injuries in 11 states after D402 tire blowouts → Read More

OSHA: Georgia Goodyear plant lapses put employees at serious risk

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OSHA: Georgia Goodyear plant lapses put employees at serious risk

At a Georgia Goodyear plant, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined the company almost $70,000 for seven serious citations. → Read More

8 lenders that aren’t serving people of color for home loans

Among the 6,600 U.S. lenders, some stood out for particularly extreme practices. → Read More

He said Goodyear rule kept machines on during repair. He died fixing one

Safety standards require machines to be shut down when they’re being fixed. That wasn’t always how Goodyear’s Virginia plant operated, records show. → Read More

Goodyear statement: ‘We fell short’ on safety at plants

“Over the past two years, we fell short of our own expectations for safety, and we mourn the loss of valued coworkers,” a Goodyear spokeswoman said. → Read More

How an industry group is driving Trump’s workplace safety agenda

Some of the Trump administration’s rollbacks have hewed to the National Association of Manufacturers’ agenda. → Read More

Treading dangerously: Lax safety inside Goodyear’s tire plants

The tire giant is among the deadliest manufacturers in the nation for workers, Reveal’s analysis of federal data shows. → Read More

They died on the job but OSHA’s website hid their names

OSHA says it scrubbed a list of workers killed on the job to protect their families. But two workers’ families told Reveal the names should remain. → Read More