Defaulting to Transparency

At Buffer, “a 10-person startup that allows users to schedule social media updates,” founder Joel Gascoigne earns $118,000 a year and he’s perfectly okay that everyone in his company knows that. That’s because Gascoigne has a policy of “defaulting to transparency” which means all 10 of the employees at his company knows what everyone is earning—each person’s salary is posted to an internal wiki.

The People Providing Us Food are Underpaid

A new report from the Food Chain Workers Alliance shows that just 13.5 percent of workers in the food industry are paid a living wage.