Globe|November 22, 2021
Workers’ complaint accuses actor of being abusive boss

ACTOR Sean Penn has been slapped with a labor relations complaint branding him a slave-driving boss who forces staffers to work 18-hour days with a lack of food and restrooms, leaving them exhausted and in tears.

Critics say self-proclaimed do-gooder Penn also tried to bully young workers at his nonprofit Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) into silence by saying they were “cyber whining” about conditions — and if they didn’t like things, they could “quit!”

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