March 2024

'I Stopped Believing in Myself': Game Developers Share the Human Impact of Over a Year of Mass Layoffs

Developers reveal how they’ve been impacted by the layoffs sweeping the games industry.

#games #work

January 2024

Stunned devs left scrambling for livelihoods in wake of yesterday's layoff bloodbath: 'In the end the contributions didn't matter'

Devs have found themselves adrift in the aftermath of swingeing layoffs across Activision-Blizzard and Xbox.

#games #work

November 2023

The UAW Wins Big & The State Of Strikes.

We’ve talked about it before, but this has been a year of strikes - and successful ones, at that. Today we chronicle some of these.

#america #work

October 2023

I Will Fucking Haymaker You If You Mention Agile Again

#programming #work

August 2023

Boston’s transit agency used one weird trick to increase bus driver job applications by 356%

Spoiler: pay them fair wages and they'll suddenly want to work again.

#work #cities #finance

We’re now finding out the damaging results of the mandated return to the office–and it’s worse than we thought

Ignoring the fact that it's basically an ad, and the condescending tone towards the end, it's a good summary of the situation. Gee, you mean people have figured out they're being abused, and are voting with their feet?!

#work #attitudes

April 2023

Professional, Professionalism, and Professions...

#work #ethics

March 2023

'Ghost jobs' are increasingly wasting job-seekers' time

Are you applying for something that doesn't exist?

#work #ethics

October 2022

Intel Is Laying Off Workers After Billions of Dollars in Federal Subsidies

#big tech #work

Meta Could Layoff 12,000 Employees, Despite Claiming It Wouldn’t

#big tech #work

June 2022

Seattle sets minimum wage requirements for app-based delivery workers

#cities #work #law

May 2022

Why I Quit Google’s WebAssembly Team, And How It Made Me Sick

#big tech #work #health

April 2022

Ireland offers basic income for artists

#art #work #finance

February 2022

The Current Labor Movement

#work #politics

January 2022

People don't work as much as you think

#work #attitudes

Open source developers, who work for free, are discovering they have power

#programming #work

October 2021

Half a Million South Korean Workers Walk Off Jobs in General Strike

#asia #work

August 2021

My tiny side project has had more impact than my decade in the software industry

#programming #work

July 2021

California restaurant turns to sassy robot for extra help as it struggles to hire workers

#food #work #robots

November 2020

Musicians And Other Artists To Get €325 Per Week In Universal Basic Income Scheme

#music #work #economics

October 2020

A B.C. research project gave homeless people $7,500 each — the results were 'beautifully surprising'

#work #economics

May 2020

Universal basic income seems to improve employment and well-being

#work #health #economics

April 2020

Tyson Worker: 'I'm putting my life on the line to make sure they get the chicken out.'

#food #work #health

Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Letting People Work From Home

#pandemic #climate #work

December 2019

Google Loved Me, Until I Pointed Out Everything That Sucked About It

#big tech #work

August 2019

Male sex workers take over Amsterdam's Red Light District windows

#sexuality #work

June 2019

Facebook has struggled to recruit since Cambridge Analytica scandal

#big tech #work #politics

May 2019

Kiwibots win fans at UC Berkeley as they deliver fast food at slow speeds

#food #work #robots #cities

March 2019

GMB launches Scotland's first sex workers' union

#sexuality #work

February 2019

10 Failures.

#work #attitudes

November 2018

When Mr. Robot is Your Boss: Working under algorithms

#work #tech

October 2017

We fired our top talent. Best decision we ever made.

#work #attitudes

November 2013

Company Lacks Manpower To Complete Newest Round Of Layoffs | The Onion

#work #humor

January 2013

Programmer Interrupted

#programming #work

September 2012

Why I Volunteered To Play With Amanda Palmer

#music #work