Truck drivers forced into debt by trucking companies
Trucking companies have shorted drivers out of fair pay, forcing them into debt and threatening them into working longer hours, according to a USA TODAY Network investigation by UC Berkeley journalism alumni Brett Murphy, who began his reporting on the story as a student at the IRP.
AWARDS & HONORS:
“Rigged” was awarded The Hillman Prize for Newspaper Reporting, National Headliner Award for Investigative Reporting, The Sidney Award and the best of Gannett for Public Service. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting, The Gerald Loeb Award for Investigative Reporting and the ASNE Awards for Justice in Journalism.