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

Posted by | October 26, 2015 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By webadmin@aflcio.org (Monika Greenhow)

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.

Source: AFL-CIO

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