minimum wage

inequality

Fox News Hosts Think Minimum Wage Fast Food Workers Should Stop Complaining

"If you're nice to the people, you make a lot of money."
Harry Cheadle
7.23.19
housing

Low-Income Workers Can’t Afford Rent in 91% of Canadian Cities

A new study shows how unaffordable this country has become as cities like Vancouver and Toronto are basically out of reach for anyone making less than $70,000.
Anne Gaviola
7.18.19
Inequaity

No, a $15 Minimum Wage Is Not Going to 'Kill' a Ton of Jobs

Headlines about a wage hike putting Americans out of work are misrepresenting a major new report.
Harry Cheadle
7.10.19
Work

What I've Learned Working Minimum Wage Into My 30s

The lowest-paid workers are expected to give up having a life, do anything for the customer, and be grateful to have a job.
Rob Csernyik
6.6.19
Work

This Restaurant Has a No-Tipping Policy That Doesn't Screw Over Workers

Quebec’s Vegan Canteen is the owner’s antidote to an “exploitative, discriminatory industry in need of an overhaul.”
Anne Gaviola
4.24.19
jobs

10 Great Cities for Finding a Job in 2019

If getting a better gig is on your to-do list for 2019, and you're open to moving somewhere new, here are some of the top places to look.
FREE Staff
1.4.19
Work

Five Million People Got a Much-Needed Raise for the New Year

Thanks to increases in the minimum wage across the United States, low-wage workers will collectively bring in $5.4 billion USD more in 2019 than they did in 2018.
FREE Staff
1.3.19
Late Capitalism

Billionaires Are Raging and the Minimum Wage Is on the Ballot

The super rich just had their best year ever. There's also an election on Tuesday.
Matt Taylor
11.6.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

This Is What Living on Minimum Wage Looks Like in the US

The photographer Chase Castor shot four workers in Kansas City, as they struggle to survive day after day with little pay.
Alex Norcia
10.25.18
Late Capitalism

Forcing Bosses to Pay More Works, and It's Spreading

The most credible argument against a $15 minimum wage is collapsing.
Matt Taylor
10.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ontario's Labour Minister’s Office Vandalized After Doug Ford Rolls Back Workers’ Rights

Windows were smashed, a fire extinguisher set off, furniture flipped and graffiti saying workers will “fight back” was left.
Mack Lamoureux
10.24.18
Late Capitalism

Jeff Bezos Is So Powerful He Basically Dictates the Minimum Wage Now

The Amazon CEO announced he's upping pay for his workers, which could force competitors to follow suit and bolster his own image, too.
Allie Conti
10.3.18
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