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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tim Hortons Heirs Roasted After Blaming New Minimum Wage for Benefit Cuts

This is not going well.
Mack Lamoureux
1.3.18
workers rights

The Secret Exploitation at the Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh's festival workers are fighting for their rights.
Eve Livingston
8.15.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Millennials Are Way Poorer Than Boomers Ever Were

A depressing new analysis found that young Americans today are making 20 percent less than baby boomers were at the same age.
Lauren Messman
1.13.17
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
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
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Uber Election: 2016 Candidates Are Finally Talking About the American Underclass

The ride-sharing behemoth has sparked a bigger election year debate about what the "normal" American worker looks like.
George Pearkes
7.20.15
News

Why Do LA Unions Want an Exemption to the New $15 Minimum Wage?

A major LA labor activist says workers should trade the higher minimum wage for the ability to collectively bargain.
Mike Pearl
5.28.15
News

Will LA's $15 Minimum Wage Really Lead to Better Lives for Workers?

The wage increase is a major step for America's second-largest city, but it's not clear that that will actually make LA more affordable.
Mike Pearl
5.26.15
News

LA Just Decided to Raise Its Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

The city council of the second largest city in American just passed a major minimum wage hike by a vote of 14-1.
Mike Pearl
5.20.15
News

Why British Soldiers Are Finding It Harder to Come Home

We talked to some soldiers overseas about the difficulties they face in traveling back to the UK now that their overseas wage subsidies have been slashed.
Ajay Rose
5.4.15
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