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.
People Told Us Their Worst Summer Jobs in Six Words
“Temp job: clown at waterbed store.”
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Canadians Are Still Mad as Hell at Tim Hortons
Boycotts and pickets are some of the responses to Tim Hortons franchisees stripping paid breaks and benefits to their workers.
Billionaire-Owned Restaurant Criticised for Minimum Wage Surcharge
"I ask that all customers who still have their receipt, please return to their nearest location and we will happily refund the surcharge amount."
The British Dream: Mayday Mayday
In this week's politics podcast we talk to some pissed off shelf stackers and ask if election campaigning actually matters.
Labour Needs to Do More for People in Crap, Unstable Jobs
Their assault on the "Rigged Economy" is a good start, but it doesn't really get what a lot of work is like today.
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE
Foreign Domestic Worker Abuse Is Rampant in Hong Kong
While most come for cash to support their families from abroad, many easily find themselves trapped in a cycle of violence and debt.
How One Jerusalem Joint Is Dealing with Israel's Terrible Restaurant Wages
If you think American waiters get screwed, Israelis have it even worse. At the kosher restaurant Crave, servers and bartenders receive a fair hourly wage, rather than surviving off unreliable tips.
Ilan Ben Zion
Scenes from Fast Food Workers' Protest Against Trump's Labour Pick
Members of the Fight for $15 movement and their supporters gathered throughout the country, most often in front of Carl's Jr and Hardee's restaurants, to voice their opposition to Andrew's Puzder's likely appointment to the position of Labor Secretary.
What It's Like to Work for Less Than the Minimum Wage
My boss gave me a GPS tracker, I lost a stone in weight, and barely earned enough money to live.
Richard Owain Roberts
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.'
Ex-Cons Remember Their Worst Jobs After Being Released from Prison
From a gig as a farm hand that involved fixing a cow's prolapsed vagina, to a job that involved picking up trash while walking through raw sewage.