The Wet Seal Employees Who Protested Lay-Offs All Got Fired

Remember those employees who posted a giant protest sign in the window of a Wet Seal in Seattle? They've been fired. So much for activism. » 1/07/15 12:45pm 1/07/15 12:45pm

We've Seen the Future, and You're Freelancing

Freelancing can be tons of fun. You create your own hours, accept the jobs you want, and take shit from no boss. Plus, many freelance and contract jobs come with the enormous perk of working from the comfort of your own home office stinky bed. I'm writing this post laying on my couch wearing an XXL t-shirt as a… » 4/03/13 11:35am 4/03/13 11:35am

CVS Punishes Fat Employees, As If That Will Magically Make Them Skinny

Why can nothing be easy in this country? First you have to submit to ten personality tests to get a job folding jeans at Old Navy, then your vacation days are whittled down to six per millennium, and now you have to relinquish full blood work, a pint of urine, and your soul to get reasonably priced healthcare (lest… » 3/21/13 11:40am 3/21/13 11:40am

Nation's Nudists Court Corporate Sponsorship

With "naked" being used more and more frequently as a marketing buzz word for natural products, nudists are wanting a piece of the all American pie: Corporate sponsorship! They want to bare it all and make a buck — and they say they're an untapped resource for companies looking to advertise things like body wash,… » 1/14/13 11:40am 1/14/13 11:40am

Starbucks Will Now Sell You All Of Your Liquids


Coffee megachain Starbucks has announced that it's paid $30 million (or the price of approximately ten trenta pumpkin spice lattes) to acquire high-end juice company Evolution Fresh. According to the Wall Street Journal, this is all part of it's plan to expand and achieve world juice domination: » 11/13/11 6:05pm 11/13/11 6:05pm

Urban Outfitters Not Interested In Adding Women/Minorities To…

While you may still be reeling from the Wal-Mart debacle, know this: The nation's largest employer is far from being the only company with serious issues regarding women. And when it comes to gender balance, Urban Outfitters isn't willing to change. » 6/21/11 2:30pm 6/21/11 2:30pm

HP Sexual Harassment Accuser's "Skin Flick" Background Is Utterly…

There are plenty of lingering questions around the resignation of HP CEO Mark Hurd following sexual harassment claims, but one thing is clear: You're about to hear a lot of shit-talking about his accuser's "skin flick" background. » 8/09/10 10:03am 8/09/10 10:03am

Have Women Given Up On Corporate America?

Women — especially moms — are underrepresented in top corporate and government jobs. But is what looks like inequality actually a savvy choice by women themselves? » 8/05/10 3:25pm 8/05/10 3:25pm

Women Are Underrepresented In Corporate America. Corporate America Is A…

Why don't women have more power in corporate America? This month's Portfolio wrings its manicured hands over just that! The number of female board officers of Fortune 500 companies has been steadily falling over the past few years. As is the number of female lawyers! Zoe Cruz and Carly Fiorina, two of capitalism's… » 3/20/08 3:00pm 3/20/08 3:00pm