Protected or Neglected?
Updated September 30, 2010
Is the agency charged with protecting the safety of California workers failing to do its job? A six-month long investigation by SoCal Connected shows that many of the inspectors who enforce California's worker safety laws say the system is strained if not broken.
Our investigation discovered that fines levied against employers who violate safety rules are routinely reduced or even dismissed, often over the objections of Cal-OSHA workers who cited the companies for safety hazards.
Watch this exclusive investigation and find out why workers in California may have more to fear than just losing their jobs.