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Living Between The Corporate Glass Ceiling & The “Sticky Floor” Of Fast Food Work

Most of talk around women in the workplace of late has been of the Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In variety. Women, argues Sandberg’s book, can break through the so-called glass ceiling by…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Sacre Bleu! French Busdrivers On Strike Over Tight Pants

Bus drivers in the French city of Marseille are going on strike — over tight pants.  They say the newly redesigned uniforms are of poor quality and simply don’t fit.

Julie Gerstein | April 22, 2013 - 11:20 am

Spain’s Prostitutes Go On Strike, Refuse To Service Bankers

There’s a country-wide strike going on in Spain right now, against the government’s austerity cuts. And one surprising group that’s participating: the country’s prostitutes, who say they won’t have sex…

Julie Gerstein | March 30, 2012 - 12:40 pm