employment

Culture

All the Ways You Will Be Laid Off

There are bad ways, and less bad ways, to find out you are being canned.
Elianna Lev
1.15.19
Know Your Rights

What Are Your Rights As a Freelancer?

Working for yourself? Good for you! Now let’s make sure you’re not getting screwed.
Kamna Muddagouni
8.23.18
Know Your Rights

What Rights Do I Have at Work as a Trans Person?

The trans and gender diverse community endure some of the most discriminatory work practices in Australia. Here's what you can do.
Kamna Muddagouni
8.2.18
employment

We Asked Experts How to Survive a Soul-Sucking Job

When you can't tell your boss to shove it, and there's just no way you'll ever love it.
Anna Goldfarb
7.27.18
summer jobs

People Told Us Their Worst Summer Jobs in Six Words

“Temp job: clown at waterbed store.”
Anna Goldfarb
6.20.18
Payday

The Wage Gap Isn't Just Keeping Women Poorer—It's Making Them Sicker

Researchers are finding clear links between anxiety, depression, and workplace inequality.
Laila Tyack
6.4.18
Work

Nine Brilliant Schemes for Slacking Off at Work

"I automated 80 hours of financial analyst work down to 15 minutes. Used the remainder of my time to play computer games, day trade stocks, and write a blog."
Justin Caffier
5.23.18
Work

Is Your Job Actually Bullshit?

A chat with David Graeber, author of the new book about bullshit jobs, 'Bullshit Jobs: A Theory'.
Nana Baah
5.20.18
Weed

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

The results shocked us!
Caroline Thompson
2.18.18
Work

The Human Rights You Lose When You Don't Speak English 


Does Australia have enough systems in place to ensure social equity for everyone?
Zoe Holman
11.28.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Backpackers Get Paid Half the Minimum Wage in Australia

A landmark new report shows what many of us quietly already knew: Australia exploits its overseas workers.
Katherine Gillespie
11.20.17
Work

Why We Need to Reimagine the Starving Artist Stereotype

You don’t need to choose between your creative dreams and making rent.
Hayley Morgan
10.31.17
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