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California Barbers Are on the Front Lines in the Fight for Labor Equality

Two months ago, the entire staff of barbers walked out of Bottle & Barlow, a popular salon in Sacramento, leaving Anthony Gianotti, the owner, to…

You Don’t Need to Eat Shit When You Get Fired. Even if Your Boss Is Elon Musk

This week, flamethrower salesman and Grimes dater Elon Musk announced that Tesla, his car company, would slash its workforce by a whopping 9 percent — meaning some…

Why Can’t I Work From Home?

The concept of the average schmoe working from home first found a footing in reality in 1979, well before Slack invaded our lives. Writing in…

Why Companies Professionally Ghost Job Candidates

Anyone who’s ever dabbled in online dating is intimately familiar with being ghosted. Suddenly and without explanation, your romantic interest ceases all contact, never to…