wages

money

The Living Wage Doesn't Work: So What Now?

The government's so-called living wage is keeping people in poverty.
Tom Whyman
8.28.18
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
workers rights

The Secret Exploitation at the Edinburgh Fringe

Edinburgh's festival workers are fighting for their rights.
Eve Livingston
8.15.17
strike

Your Full Attention for the Demonstration: Inside the British Airways Strike

Many cabin crew are in debt and forced to work second jobs.
Ellie Mae O'Hagan
3.10.17
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
1.14.17
Art

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.'
Monica Uszerowicz
10.2.16
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
Art

Turning New York's Salary Gap into an Interactive Sculpture

Ekene Ijeoma develops 'Wage Islands,' a 3D map of New York City that floods in crisis.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
9.8.15
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
7.21.15
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 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
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