Company Loyalty Leads to Exploitation and Unpaid Work: Study
The rules of the economy aren't what they once were. Loyalty these days is preyed upon, sniffed out by managers who need to find someone to put in extra hours or otherwise take advantage of.
Hospitality’s Rich and Powerful are Ripping Off Staff – And It’s All Legal
“The fact it’s a widespread practice in Australia is a fucking disgrace.”
Plantation Workers Relocated After Exposé on Child Labor and Working Conditions
A recent VICE World News report shed light on the child laborers earning $6 a day to spray poison for one of Indonesia’s biggest paper companies.
Children Tortured and Raped By County Lines Drug Gangs
Hospital workers witnessed a gruesome rise in exploitation and violence against children involved in heroin and crack dealing over lockdown, a new report has found.
Amazon Is Expanding Its Dystopian ‘Games’ for Warehouse Workers
Warehouses in 20 states now offer digital rewards for replicating work tasks in video games designed to boost productivity.
Uber Eats Lets Anyone Identify as the Owner of a ‘Black-Owned’ Restaurant
Several restaurants listed as being Black-owned on Uber Eats appear to not be owned by Black people.
Meet the Launda Dancers
Every year, gay and trans men from northern Bengal make their way to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar for one of the oldest traditions in the country. Not all come back. And those who do, are never really the same again.
The Reality of Working in a British Fast Fashion Sweatshop
"The lowest I’ve been paid is when working in 1993 – £1.75 an hour. Today’s workers aren’t paid any better."
It Is High Time We Change the Culture of Internships
Student internships, by design, have been exclusionary and exploitative. We talk to students and experts to assert why there needs to be an urgent change, especially now.
The UK's Modern Slavery Gangs Have Found New Ways to Exploit Their Victims
Under lockdown, trafficked people usually forced to work in brothels and nail salons are being moved further from the public eye.
Experts Worry That the Post-Lockdown World Could See a Surge of Exploitation and ‘Modern Slavery’
More work hours, less breaks, less wages—predictions about the new work culture for those in the unorganised sector make for a chilling picture.
'County Lines' Is About More Than Just Drugs
We spoke to director Henry Blake about his new film on the "going country" phenomenon.