Boeing to Ill Workers: "It's All In Your Head"
An Investigation of the Boeing Company
story by Eric Nelson and Mark Worth
photos by Neal Herbert, research assistance by Andrea Helm
The Free Press
Faye Schrum and untold dozens of current and former Boeing workers continue to live with medical problems - ranging from nausea and nose bleeds to impaired vision and brain damage - they blame on chemicals at the Auburn plant, the top-secret Developmental Center in south Seattle and other Boeing facilities. And, like four years ago, many of them continue to fall through the cracks of a system that, on paper, was designed to help workers who have been hurt on the job.