labor

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…

The Other Labor Day: Giving Birth in Parking Lots, the Pain of Simulated Labor and the Problem with…

Okay, sure, Labor Day isn’t about childbirth, it’s about the American Labor Movement. But we wanted to have a little fun with it anyway. And…

The Stupid-Easy Guide to Emotional Labor

Ever had a woman remind you to call your mom on her birthday? Ever had a woman remember to send around a card for the…

How Salary Transparency Is Changing the Working World

It began with a blog post. Last year, on April 28, software engineer and author Lauren Voswinkel published a plea for workers to disclose their…