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11 hours ago

What to Do if You're Worried About Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

Even though it's illegal to treat parents unfairly, it still happens—and can be hard to recognize, let alone prove.

18 hours ago

Disabled Workers Are Done Putting Up with Three Cents an Hour

A legal loophole dating to the Great Depression is reaching a breaking point, thanks in part to increasingly left-wing politics.

10.3.19

WeWork Is Imploding. More Co-Working Spaces Could Be Next

An expert says former CEO Adam Neumann’s vision for WeWork could not be executed because it was based on an old-fashioned, cut-throat industry.

9.5.19

I Watch Serena Williams Work Her Ass Off to Do Literally Any of My Own Work

If she can win 23 Grand Slam titles, perhaps I can sit down to write, say, 1,000 words.

9.4.19

Being a Lesbian Doesn't Make Me Your Work Wife

Please stop saying we'd make a cute couple, Karen.

8.30.19

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Barber

Meet a barber who ditched his soul-sucking recruiting job to chop hair.

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8.23.19

How to Quit Your Shit Job and Become... a Ceramicist!

This is how project manager Elza Jaszczuk swapped her soul-sapping desk job for soft clay and a pottery wheel.

8.21.19

'Family-Friendly' Occupations for Women Are a Myth

A New York Times story pushed medicine as the ideal career for women. A closer look at data shows "better work-life balance" is actually "choosing careers that require fewer hours" and "still relatively less pay."

7.29.19

How I Learned to Deal With Stress After My Creative Escape Became My Job

As I started to make more money off of stand-up comedy, I had to find a new way to blow off steam.

7.24.19

The Gig Economy Screws Over Everyone But the Bosses

It keeps wages down and the majority of gig workers would prefer the security of a full-time job, a recent report says.

7.16.19

I Eat the Same Fast Food Every Day to Manage Anxiety About the Gig Economy

Working in a familiar place and eating familiar, anodyne food gets me through the chaos of life as a freelancer (and life in general).

7.10.19

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.

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