wages

Payday

At Underearners Anonymous, Being Broke Is a 'Disease'

According to this 12-step programme, having no money is basically a personal failing.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
6.15.18
Australia Today

These Are the 80 Jobs Where Women Outearn Men

Payday is considerably less depressing for gymnasts, surfers, and master fishers.
Wendy Syfret
4.27.18
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

RIP Sunday Rates In Retail and Hospo

The fight for your sweet weekend pay has been lost.
Wendy Syfret
10.11.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Millennials Are Way Poorer Than Boomers Ever Were

A depressing new analysis found that young people today are making 20 percent less than baby boomers were at the same age.
Lauren Messman
9.5.17
workers rights

The Secret Exploitation at the Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh's festival workers are fighting for their rights.
Eve Livingston
8.16.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Sunday Penalty Rates Are Getting Slashed

Nearly half a million of Australia's hospo and retail staff are set to be affected.
Katherine Gillespie
2.23.17
Art

A Florida Artist Is Filling Hourglasses with the Dust of a Minimum Wage Salary

Representations of labor and time are ground into dust in Agustina Woodgate’s show, 'Power-Line.'
Monica Uszerowicz
10.2.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

It's Not Your Imagination: Millennials Are Poorer Than Their Parents, Investigation Finds

Thanks to decades of stagnation, young people in seven Western countries have seen their incomes fall relative to older people, reports the "Guardian."
Allie Conti
3.7.16
Food

Restaurant Tipping Is Stupid, But It's Probably Here to Stay for Now

Many economists say tipping doesn't make any sense, and lots of servers would rather have a steady income, but few restaurant owners want to ditch the practice.
Peter Moskowitz
10.11.15
Art

Turning New York's Salary Gap into an Interactive Sculpture

Ekene Ijeoma develops 'Wage Islands,' a 3D map of New York City that floods in crisis.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
9.8.15
Stuff

We Asked an Expert What Cutting Penalty Rates for Hospitality and Retail Will Do for Australia

Australia's recent Productivity Commission Draft Report recommended cuts to weekend and holiday pay.
Edward Richards
8.5.15
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