labor

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Yoga Instructors Are the Latest Gig Workers to Unionise

A union drive at one of America’s largest yoga chains is the latest sign that the gig economy is fertile ground for organized labor.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
9.13.19
uber

Uber Became Big by Ignoring Laws (and It Plans to Keep Doing That)

Uber says it will not comply with AB5, a new California law that would require it to classify drivers as employees.
Edward Ongweso Jr
Jason Koebler
9.13.19
labor

Obama's New Documentary Is Great. It Also Reveals Why He's Out of Touch

'American Factory' on Netflix is a solid film, but Obama's message of finding common ground in an uneven labor dispute ignores working people's realities.
Zeeshan Aleem
8.23.19
labor

Google Employee Writes Memo About ‘The Burden of Being Black at Google’

“Over the last 5 years I’ve heard co-workers spew hateful words about immigrants, boast unabashedly about gentrifying neighborhoods, mockingly imitate people who speak different languages, reject candidates of color without evidence because of ‘fit.’"
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.16.19
uber

We’re All Killing Uber Just By Using It

Uber lost another $5.2 billion this quarter and continues to lose money. For now, we're just getting subsidized rides from Silicon Valley investors.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.9.19
YouTube

The YouTubers Union Is Not Messing Around

The YouTubers Union has joined forces with Europe's largest trade union to fight for a fairer platform.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.26.19
mind

The Case for an 8-Hour Work Week

Robots may be coming your job, but a new study finds we don’t need to work that much anyway.
Shayla Love
6.22.19
money-inequality

Burnout Is Real, and the Solution Is Radically Changing How We Work

"It should not be necessary for all of us to work our asses off."
Mike Pearl
6.3.19
VICE Votes

What Happens Now? Answering Your Election Questions

Are we screwed over climate change? How did we get this so wrong? Will Penny Wong ever be PM?
Lee Zachariah
5.20.19
VICE Votes

Five Things To Know About Australia’s Election Results

As the country attempts to get its head around what happened last night, we are offering up a few bite-sized takeaways to get you through a day of political small talk.
VICE Staff
5.19.19
Dating

Which Political Beliefs Get You The Most Tinder Dates?

"I’m still stunned from how easy it is to score woke points in Melbourne. Just insert a bunch of buzzwords into your speech and all of a sudden you’re Gandhi."
David Allegretti
5.16.19
VICE Votes

Young Australians Talk Climate Change, Immigration, Indigenous Affairs and More

In the lead up to Australia’s Federal Election, VICE invites people with a broad range of experiences and expertise to discuss the most pressing issues of our nation.
VICE Staff
5.16.19
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