Jie Jenny Zou, Los Angeles Times

Jie Jenny Zou

Los Angeles Times

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Jie:

They were sick and dying in ICE custody. The agency released them, avoiding responsibility

Documents offer a rare look into one of several known instances in which ICE detainees were discharged as they were on the edge of death, underscoring long-standing complaints. → Read More

Cal/OSHA emergency COVID rule hasn't done much, workers say

Business groups are suing to reverse the 2-month-old workplace safety rule. Cal/OSHA, which staffers say has just four people performing criminal investigations of 650 worker deaths, hasn't yet used the rule to issue any citations. → Read More

An 'unprecedented' approach to security in D.C.

The U.S. military and law enforcement are taking unprecedented measures to lock down the nation's capital to prevent violence tied to Trump's impeachment and President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. → Read More

Lawmakers want accountability from Capitol Police. But for years, they also rebuffed transparency efforts

In the wake of an attack on the U.S. Capitol, Congress seeks answers from a secretive Capitol Police agency. → Read More

Capitol's shocking fall to Trump-incited mob reflects array of security failures, infuriating Congress

The stunning collapse of U.S. Capitol security left many of the nation's leaders fearing for their lives. But by Thursday, much of their shock had been supplanted by anger — with lawmakers demanding resignations from the Capitol's top security officials. → Read More

Republicans’ proposed COVID liability shield could undo California worker protections, advocates warn

Worker advocacy groups warn that the liability shield Republicans want in the next economic aid package could upend California’s efforts to protect essential workers → Read More

New coronavirus outbreaks reported at Foster Farms poultry processing plants

A union official called a new coronavirus outbreak at a Foster Farms poultry plant in Livingston, Calif., a "sequel to a real-life horror story." → Read More

Sexual misconduct allegations cast shadow on nonprofit that works with colleges to help injured veterans

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo university has quietly severed its connections to a nonprofit founded by alum, a former high-ranking CIA official. → Read More

L.A. Times files lawsuit seeking records on abuse claims at U.S. immigration detention centers

The L.A. Times will sue for records relating to detention centers run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. → Read More

California considers emergency COVID-19 workplace safety rules as infections rise

Officials will decide whether to issue a new Cal/OSHA policy to protect workers as the pandemic worsens. → Read More

Cal/OSHA will create emergency COVID workplace safety rules

Officials agree to create new statewide standards aimed at protecting more California workers against COVID-19. → Read More

Meatpacking was already a dangerous job for California workers. The pandemic made it worse

The shutdown of the Foster Farms plant this week due to coronavirus deaths exposes lapses in one of the most dangerous workplace sectors. → Read More

Wanted: California workplace safety retirees to help confront coronavirus crisis

The state agency tasked with protecting California workers moves to address 'crippling' vacancies after L.A. Times report → Read More

During COVID, California worker protection agency has trouble protecting own

Current and former employees at Cal/OSHA say dysfunction and vacancies have hobbled agency during ongoing crisis → Read More

Cal/OSHA accused of COVID-19 work safety negligence

As global pandemic rages, vacancies and political inaction at Cal/OSHA are potentially endangering millions of workers, experts say. → Read More

Next up for controversial Minnesota police training company: The LAPD

Institute founded by a controversial Minnesota trainer likened to the "Tiger King" is scheduled to instruct LAPD officers on use of force. Critics accuse the group of misusing science to justify misconduct. → Read More

Need for supplies to fight coronavirus opens door to unusual brokers — and scammers

The frenzy for equipment to fight the coronavirus has led to a chaotic marketplace where states, cities and hospitals have had to rely on middlemen. → Read More

States do battle for coronavirus protective gear in a market driven by chaos and fear

Left to fend for themselves, states and cities scramble to buy masks, other medical supplies from middlemen and foreign manufacturers they barely know. → Read More

Man vs. mosquito: At the front lines of a public health war –

Mosquito-borne illnesses are on the rise, and climate change will worsen the threat. Little-known local agencies are the main line of defense. → Read More

How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate

The Trump administration has its predecessor to thank when it comes to 'energy dominance.' → Read More