wages

Late Capitalism

Workers Who Get Tips Are Closing in on a Massive Raise

Oh, and less wage theft by greedy bosses—but only if the restaurant lobby can be beaten.
Will Greenberg
2.27.19
gig economy

Gig Economy Drivers Are Making Half What They Did in 2013

According to a JPMorgan Chase & Co. report, there are more gig economy drivers than ever before but half of the earnings.
Jordan Pearson
9.25.18
Wimbledon

Wimbledon Housekeepers Say Their Pay Is So Low They Have to Eat Discarded Food

Some members of the catering staff make "well below" what is considered an acceptable living wage in London.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.16.18
labor

Most Baristas Still Don't Make a Living Wage

Cole McBride is literally the best barista in America. He makes $14/hour. We spoke to him about the industry's one major blind spot.
Gowri Chandra
4.30.18
Moveable

After 'Flawed' MIT Paper, Uber Drivers Can't Agree On How Poorly They're Paid

Uber CEO said MIT was 'mathematically incompetent' for saying drivers earn a net $3.37 an hour.
Tracey Lindeman
3.6.18
taxes

What Kind of Tax Reform Should We Be Fighting For?

The Trump administration’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was unpopular with young Americans. Here are some tax policy ideas they should advocate for in the future.
Becky Ferreira
3.5.18
workers rights

Working at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Can Be an Exploitive Nightmare

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

Teachers Share Their Concerns About Education Politics in the US

Wages are low, policies and rhetoric are frustrating, but America's teachers are undeterred.
Molly Bangs
7.25.17
Voices

Teachers Shape the Next Generation, But Can They Live Off Their Salaries?

Wages are low, policies and rhetoric are frustrating, but America's teachers are undeterred.
Molly Bangs
7.24.17
Work

Phone Sex Workers Only Make $4.20 An Hour, Lawsuit Claims

A sex worker advocate says lawsuits like this help people take labor issues involving sex work more seriously.
Kimberly Lawson
6.30.17
Impact Work

Fast Food Workers Are Flipping Burgers And BS for a Living Wage

“We work, we sweat, put $15 in our check!”
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
5.30.17
strike

British Airways Crew Members Are Striking Against Their Bizzarely Low Wages

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