Morning Shift

Rampant Sexual Harassment At Chicago’s Ford Plant Goes Back Decades

Female workers at Chicago Assembly have described a culture of sexual misconduct, retaliation and fear. M. Spencer Green/Associated Press

Daniel Tucker

A new investigation by the New York Times reveals a pattern of sexual harassment and misconduct at two Ford plants on the South Side of Chicago that go back decades and continue to the present day.

Morning Shift talks to Times reporter Susan Chira about the story. 

View Image

Decades after the company tried to tackle sexual misconduct at two Chicago plants, continued abuse raises questions about the possibility of change,(Photographs by Alyssa Schukar/Courtesy of New York Times)

Read the stories of the women who have faced sexual harassment and abuse at Chicago's Ford plant via New York Times: How Tough Is It To Change A Culture Of Harassment? Ask Women At Ford.