minimum wage

Late Capitalism

Billionaires Are Raging and the Minimum Wage Is on the Ballot

The super rich just had their best year ever. There's also an election on Tuesday.
Matt Taylor
The Power and Privilege Issue

This Is What Living on Minimum Wage Looks Like

The photographer Chase Castor shot four workers in Kansas City, as they struggle to survive day after day with little pay.
Alex Norcia
Late Capitalism

Forcing Bosses to Pay More Works, and It's Spreading

The most credible argument against a $15 minimum wage is collapsing.
Matt Taylor
Late Capitalism

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.
Allie Conti
summer jobs

People Told Us Their Worst Summer Jobs in Six Words

“Temp job: clown at waterbed store.”
Anna Goldfarb

What a Day of Protesting Against Tim Hortons Looks Like

After some franchises clawed back worker benefits following a minimum wage hike, VICE visited some of the 15-plus rallies scheduled across Ontario.
Mack Lamoureux
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Canadians Are 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.
Mack Lamoureux
The VICE Guide to Right Now

AT&T Is Handing Out $200 Million in Bonuses After the GOP Passed the Tax Bill

The company plans to give 200,000 workers each $1,000 as soon as Trump signs the legislation.
Drew Schwartz

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.
Justin Heifetz​​
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Taps Fast Food Exec Andy Puzder to Head the Labor Department

Puzder—the guy who oversees the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's franchises—has been an outspoken critic of Obamacare and has argued against raising the minimum wage.
Lauren Messman

The VICE Morning Bulletin

CIA boss urges Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal, Trump picks Goldman Sachs veteran Steven Mnuchin as treasury secretary, Colombia Senate approves revised FARC peace deal, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's What Elizabeth Warren Says Democrats Can Do to Fight Back

The Massachusetts senator and Clinton ally said she'll work with the president-elect, but will not back down on "issues about treating every single human being in this country with dignity."
Lauren Messman