Why Do Employers Lowball Creatives? A New Study Has Answers

"A recognition that we're getting swindled is a huge first step in pushing back in this phenomenon," she says.


"And a bigger second step is for people who have the privilege of having higher paid jobs to work less to create a culture in which working all the time is unacceptable," she continues, "And for workers on the lower end of the socioeconomic spectrum to organize, to form unions, to form worker associations in which collective norms like working less for higher pay becomes the goal, the aim, the normal state of affairs."


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