workplace

workplace ghosting

How Companies Are Dealing with Millennials Ghosting on Their Jobs

Low unemployment rates in certain sectors and 'texting culture' can mean abrupt departures that create frustration for employers.
Anne Gaviola
10.10.18
LGBTQ

When Being Queer Means You Don’t Fit Your Job’s ‘Aesthetic’

I can tell you first-hand that the service industry is still a stagnant, writhing shit hole of sexist, discriminatory behavior.
Lori Fox
5.23.18
Working

Whining About Work Can Be Good for You, Research Says

Never let anyone tell you that your "negative vibe" is getting the office down ever again.
VICE Staff
5.2.18
Broadly

Employers Don't Like to Hire Intelligent Women

A new study found that high-achieving women were less likely to get called back for a job interview than high-achieving men—as well as only moderately-achieving women.
Kimberly Lawson
3.22.18
gender equality

Top BBC male hosts take pay cut after gender pay-gap blowback​

The U.K. government recently forced the media powerhouse to publicly disclose the salaries of those making over $212,800.
Alexa Liautaud
1.26.18
sexual harassment

Monster Energy Is Being Sued by Five Women for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

The company claims that the women are “disgruntled employees.”
Mayukh Sen
1.24.18
Work

How Arbitration Clauses Silence Women Speaking Out About Harassment

Therese Lawless has filed lawsuits against Silicon Valley’s most powerful companies, often for gender discrimination. But a growing trend of arbitration clauses in contracts is effectively silencing many of the women she represents.
Laura Rena Murray
11.30.17
Work

Former Lush Employee Sues the Beauty Company for Racial Discrimination

Mercedez Gonzalez was employed by the beauty chain as a spa therapist—but she's now suing the company for discrimination, claiming white colleagues were given extra support and training, while she was fired.
Sirin Kale
9.27.17
Culture

People Tell Us the Most Unprofessional Thing They've Ever Done at Work

The bad news is, most of us hate our jobs. The good news is, there’s no shortage of shitty things we can do while hating it.
Jesse Donaldson
8.18.17
crime

Female Recruits Forced to Undergo Vaginal Exams by Nebraska State Patrol, Lawsuit Claims

A lawsuit alleges that a female state trooper was forced to submit to a "medically unnecessary and sexually invasive" procedure before she was hired, and it has prompted a criminal investigation.
Kimberly Lawson
8.3.17
Gaming

Why Portrayals of Moms in Video Games Are So Messed Up

In video games like "Red Dead Redemption," "Heavy Rain," and "The Last of Us," multidimensional father figures are abundant. But where are the playable mothers?
Lisa Ludwig
5.14.17
LGBTQ

The Civil Rights Act does protect LGBTQ employees, federal court rules in a landmark decision

Carter Sherman
4.4.17
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