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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).
John Paul Brammer
3 days ago
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

The Worst Things People Have Been Asked to Do When Applying for a Job

“We were asked to do improv games in a group interview. The job was working in a bar."
Graham Isador
7.9.19
LGBTQ

LGBTQ People in the UK Share Real Experiences of Workplace Discrimination

"We are lucky to have the counter between us and the customers, so we escaped the physical side of things."
Rosie Hewitson
7.4.19
Work

If You Want Me To Stop Saying 'Like,' Stop Interrupting Me

Your problems with the way women speak may, in fact, be your own fault.
Casey Johnston
7.3.19
mind

Plane Crash Investigators Describe the Horrors of Digging Through Wreckage

Going to crash sites, talking to grieving families, and listening to black box recordings takes an emotional toll.
Louise McLoughlin
7.3.19
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

People Told Us Their Worst Experiences Working in Nursing

A career as a nurse can mean being assaulted, undervalued, and long shifts with no breaks.
Chris D'Alessandro
6.3.19
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
5.30.19
Work

What Everyone Does When They're Bored at Work

When you’re bored and underpaid, sometimes taking a long dump is the only respite.
Jordan Foisy
5.17.19
money-inequality

In the Future, You'll Work, Exercise, Sleep, and Die in the Same Building

This is what's become of the American dream.
Alex Norcia
5.16.19
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
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