working conditions

Noisey News

A Day in the Life of Chance the Rapper’s Intern

(Probably).
Lauren O'Neill
3.28.17
Culture

How Much It Sucks to Be a Sri Lankan Worker Making Beyoncé's New Clothing Line

According to a newspaper investigation, the sweatshop workers making the Ivy Park collection for Topshop are only making 64 cents an hour. We ask an expert on the Sri Lankan clothes industry just how bad the situation really is.
Sirin Kale
5.17.16
Stuff

Inside the Squalid Living Conditions for the Migrants Building Trump International Golf Club in Dubai

Check out exclusive clips from our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing April 22 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
4.19.16
daily vice

We Talk to the Co-Creator of the Occupy Wall Street Movement Today on 'Daily VICE'

Then Motherboard takes a look at the unregulated world of vaping and the Creators Project tells us about the women behind 'The Powerpuff Girls' revival.
VICE Staff
4.1.16
The Up in Flames Issue

How Strippers Are Fighting Exploitative Workplace Environments

Strippers in Las Vegas and elsewhere are pushing back against rules that make it harder for them to earn a living or file claims for sexual harassment.
Madison Mainwaring
12.17.15
Nicaragua

The Silent Epidemic Behind Nicaragua's Rum

The citizens of Chichigalpa, a small town in western Nicaragua, are dying at an alarming rate. Research has linked conditions in sugarcane fields, which produce molasses for rum, to an epidemic of kidney disease.
Clarissa Wei
11.27.15
seattle

At Amazon, Employees Treat the Bathroom as an Extension of the Office

A former employee tells all about the company's aggressive restroom culture.
A Former Amazonian
8.17.15
Food

I Worked at Golden Corral, and It Was Disgusting

Inside a corral of golden contradictions, disgusting food, and good ol' fashioned American gluttony.
Oliver Lee Bateman
4.17.15
News

The Bangladeshis Who Make Your Clothes Have Been Given a Pay Raise

Recent protests in Bangladesh achieved what looks like a victory over the weekend when the government announced that the minimum wage for garment workers is going to be increased by 77 percent, to $67 a month. Unfortunately, many wonder if factory...
Johnny Miller
12.5.13