The few spots where women earn more than men

Young women are outearning men in 22 metro areas.

Jacob Cohen • April 1, 2022

Puppet wranglers want a fair deal

Puppet wranglers say they’re unfairly treated compared to puppeteers, despite being the true puppet experts.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • March 22, 2022

Is daylight saving time over? Should it be?

The US might move to permanent daylight saving time, meaning no more time flip-flopping.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • March 18, 2022

How the war is destabilizing the digital gig economy

Ukraine and Russia are key players in the global gig economy, and the war is exposing how much American and European companies rely on them.

Mia Sullivan • March 16, 2022

By the numbers: Metaverse taxes, a McFlurry mess, and more.

Plus: “Lupin” was robbed, ironically, and auditors may need auditors.

Jacob Cohen • March 7, 2022

How LinkedIn’s trying to normalize job gaps

The increase in career gaps, remote work, and 4-day workweeks showcase a new era of flexibility in the workplace.

Rob Litterst • March 4, 2022

Science says ‘Zoom fatigue’ is real — and worse when you don’t like your face

A new study shows that people who don’t like how they look when videoconferencing are more likely to suffer from Zoom fatigue.

Rob Litterst • January 28, 2022

Mean, micromanaging bosses are ineffective and outdated

We asked you about your bad bosses and, oof, you delivered. Bad bosses often learn from others, creating a trickle-down toxic culture.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • January 17, 2022

4-day workweeks are the new trend taking over tech.

Bolt, a hot ecommerce startup, is the most recent tech company to adopt a 4-day workweek after testing it out during a 3-month trial.

Rob Litterst • January 11, 2022

Study: Workers don’t know they’re underpaid

A study found many workers underestimate how much they’d make in the same job at a different company.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • January 11, 2022

People are still quitting in droves

“The Great Resignation” is more of a national job swap than a communal cry of “I QUIT!”

Jacob Cohen • January 5, 2022

Employees are suing over workplace COVID infections. Do they have a case?

A California court decided a widow and her daughters can sue her employer over workplace COVID exposure.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • December 28, 2021

What’s going on with Kellogg’s?

Kellogg’s employees have been on strike since October as the cereal maker and unions have been unable to reach an agreement.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • December 17, 2021

Amazon’s warehouse tragedy puts its safety procedures under the microscope

An Amazon warehouse in Illinois was struck by a tornado, killing 6 people. Now, the company’s safety practices are under investigation.

Rob Litterst • December 15, 2021

Employers are spying on workers… to their own detriment

Workplace surveillance has crept into employees’ homes with the rise of remote work. Employees, unsurprisingly, don’t love it.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • December 14, 2021

What’s philanthropy as a service?

Groundswell sees philanthropy as an employee benefit, like a 401(k). Employees and employers add money, employees give as they see fit.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • December 9, 2021

A California city approved the highest minimum wage in the US… but is it enough?

West Hollywood just approved the highest minimum wage rate in the country, but it still falls short of the city’s living wage rate.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • November 5, 2021

America’s top CEOs make… a lot

Last year, CEOs at top US companies made 351x more than the median worker’s salary.

Jacob Cohen • November 4, 2021

US cities are putting up cash (and free coffee) to attract remote workers

To attract remote workers, US cities are offering cash incentives, subsidized housing, and other incentives (like free coffee).

Trung T. Phan • October 12, 2021

This futuristic gig platform is owned by workers who keep 100% of earnings

Braintrust Network is a decentralized gig platform that allows users to keep 100% of their earnings.

Sara Friedman • September 22, 2021

Some remote employees are secretly working multiple jobs

The latest work from home trend is doing 2 jobs at once.

Jacob Cohen • August 17, 2021

Could talking smack about your ex-job cost you millions?

An employee went scorched earth when he reviewed the tech company that fired him. Now, they’re suing for $1m.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 5, 2021

Digits: RV records, mouse brains, and $406m card games

Plus: Olympian tax breaks, remote work is happening from the couch, and Amazon’s record employment.

Jacob Cohen • August 2, 2021

Is ‘TikTok Resumes’ Gen Z’s LinkedIn?

TikTok’s pilot jobs program lets users upload video resumes and connect with hiring companies.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • July 21, 2021

A law equal pay law in Colorado is costing residents remote work opportunities

A new equal pay law in Colorado -- and the additional bureaucracy -- is costing the state’s residents remote work opportunities.

Ethan Brooks • June 29, 2021

Digits: Erasing student debt, Amazon’s Black Business Accelerator, and shrooms

Rounding up this week’s most interesting news in numbers.

Ethan Brooks • June 21, 2021

Forget currencies, Coinbase is switching up employee compensation

Coinbase is banning salary negotiation and speeding up equity payouts.

Jacob Cohen • May 28, 2021

Amazon’s new safety program aims to improve employee wellness

Amazon plans to improve the safety of warehouse employees with a $300m investment.

Trung T. Phan • May 19, 2021

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