benefits

Work

How to Win at the Gig Economy

Setting your own hours sounds great, but you need to be smart about managing your money—and your time—to be successful.
Michelle Jackson
4.3.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

What happens when a state lets employers opt out of paying workers comp

Every state in the U.S. requires companies to provide workers’ compensation to employees injured on the job. That is: every state except Texas.
Roberto Ferdman
4.24.17
beer

Why This Brewery Is No Longer Giving Its Employees Free Beer For Life

Since Labatt opened its Edmonton brewery in 1962, the company has maintained a policy of giving pensioners a gift card good for a case of 12 Labatts each week until they die.
Wyatt Marshall
11.15.16
News

The UK Wants to Police Welfare Recipients’ Spending With the Blockchain

Privacy and anti-poverty activists are up in arms.
Jordan Pearson
7.13.16
Uber Earth

Will Uber Crush These ‘Ethical’ Alternatives?

Uber alternatives promise benefits and pensions to drivers.
Jordan Pearson
5.27.16
News

Here's What British Inmates Think About Being in the EU's Largest Prison Population

We asked some people serving time how to make sure fewer people get sent to jail.
Anonymous
3.14.16
Europe: The Final Countdown

We Asked EU Migrants if Work Benefits Were Actually What Drew Them to the UK

David Cameron convinced EU leaders to essentially prevent EU nationals working in the UK from accessing in-work benefits. But what do the people affected by the freeze actually think about it?
Maya Oppenheim
3.13.16
News

A Canadian Veteran Won Disability Benefits After Arguing the Food in the Navy Made Him Fat

During his time in the Navy, the veteran said, the food caused him to gain 140 pounds and eventually suffer from high blood pressure and diabetes.
Jake Kivanc
12.2.15
NFL

Battle for Benefits, Part 3: "Don't Make Proud Men Beg"

Joe DeLamielleure played in the game's roughest era and is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So why is he receiving a poverty-level pension?
Aaron Gordon
9.18.15
Work

Writing to Live: How To Weigh the Benefits of a No-Benefits Teaching Job

Adjunct professors who dream of writing full-time have a funny tradeoff, and with no benefits and limited prospects of becoming a full-time professor, you have to strike a balance between your dreams and financial stability.
Kea Krause
9.1.15
News

A Myth-Busting Guide to Migration to the UK

Is there really a "swarm" of benefit scroungers trying to get into soft-touch Britain?
Philip Kleinfeld
8.17.15
Money

No More Free Cheese Sticks for Kraft Employees

In the wake of its merger with Heinz, cost-cutting at Kraft has resulted in an end to the boundless cheese sticks and infinite Jell-O that employees once enjoyed.
Munchies Staff
7.31.15
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