Listen In, Lubbock: Heat Related Deaths Among Texas Workers
Over the past decade, 53 Texas workers have died from heat-related illnesses—that figure has nearly doubled compared to the previous decade. Columbia Journalism Investigations and The Texas Newsroom partnered together to find out what has caused the increase in deaths? And more importantly what’s being done to protect workers from the brutal Texas heat?
Sara Willa Ernst, KERA
Stella Chavez, Texas Public Radio
Texas Workers Are Dying In The Summer Heat, And Companies Aren’t Being Held Accountable. The full seven-part series.
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