Where can I live off minimum wage in the United States?

BY: ZOE MELNYK The average age of someone working at a minimum wage job is 35. Wait, 35.  That’s right. It’s not teenagers and college students living off minimum wage anymore, it’s mostly adults. A quarter of those adults working on minimum…

This machine shows you what minimum wage really looks like

BY: SWIKAR OLI I worked as a dishwasher at 15 years old. I scrubbed until my arms were sore, burned my hands in scalding water, cleaned out a rotting meat fridge, finding brief respite in its foul but crisp coldness.…

America’s unfair and counterproductive workers’ rights desperately need a facelift

BY: SARAH HOWELL According to a study by Time magazine, Americans said they can’t “afford to use their vacation days.” Furthermore, the findings suggested that, although many Americans are employed full-time, only 15% of workers felt comfortable taking vacation days.…