Why is it that the most diligent works seem to be paid less?  Jan Priddy shares her experiences with teachers aides; those groomed and thoughtful underpaid caretakers of teachers and youth.

Perry Genovesi shares a 300-word flash focused on a daydreaming white collar employee. A day in the life never felt so good.

This week’s Memoir Contest Runner-up, Ilana Long, dives into the depths of waiting for a gig while waitressing.

Our Non Fiction Contest Runner-up, Bryen Kaynash Kufa, takes WORK to Namibia. Also this week, an interview with Tawanda, a career counselor who grew up in South Africa, shares her “Fuck It” survival technique.