"Just when I start to lose faith in humanity"
A man left his waitress a $1,000 tip after a seemingly normal meal. He left a note saying the money was intended to cover a trip to Italy. Read More »
It's love with a side of ranch
As a wedding present, Kanye West has purchased Kim Kardashian ten Burger King franchises in the UK, France, and Italy. Read More »
Leave the gun, take the low-fat breakfast pastry
After a spate of robberies, the employees at Jitterz Java are wearing firearms on the job, saying that they intend to defend themselves against future attempts. Read More »
Latest move to call attention to pay practices in fast-food
Several lawsuits are being filed against McDonald's this week saying the fast-food chain engages in practices to avoid paying workers what they are owed. Read More »
Emerging industry gives new meaning to the term 'fast food'
The street vendor industry, which includes food trucks, has reached a revenue of one billion dollars. Read More »
Mardi Gras promotion causes some outrage
In honor of Fat Tuesday, Missouri's Route 66 Candy Shoppe is offering free fudge to customers who weigh over 300 pounds. Read More »
Maybe this will counter some of those iffy Yelp reviews
Oscars pizza delivery man Edgar Martirosyan's big tip lifted sales for Big Mama's and Papa's Pizzeria in West Hollywood. Read More »
From frying chicken to firing up the debate
How a young fast food worker from Brooklyn became one of the most prominent faces to push for a higher federal minimum wage. Read More »
Kentucky restaurant gives 'to-go' a whole new meaning
The floating Jeff Ruby's Waterfront Restaurant on the Ohio River broke its moorings and drifted a few hundred yards downstream with a worker who was rescued. Read More »
They learn skills useful on the job and at home
Next Generation Caterers prepares young people in the Bronx for well-paying work in food preparation and service. Read More »
Is it human or is it a machine?
A robot telemarketer tried to pretend it was human. Pretty soon, consumers may have a hard time telling the difference between automation and actual people. Read More »
Momofuku's beverage director says she's "always on"
The AOL Jobs "What It's Like" series visits Jordan Salcito, the beverage director for Momofuku. Read More »
Report looks at 10 companies where CEO pay gap is widest
Personal finance site NerdWallet studied 100 fast food and retail companies and identified 10 with the widest disparity in pay between CEO and hourly employee. Read More »
Mystery over tip dispute ends with waitress being fired
A waitress whose claim of no tip and an anti-gay note was questioned has been fired. But where are the donations she was going to give to Wounded Warriors? Read More »
Alleged customers come forward to say they tipped the waitress
A New Jersey waitress claimed that a family stiffed her because she was gay. But people claiming to be the customers say they did tip and the story is a hoax. Read More »
Not everyone gets to spend the Thanksgiving holiday at home
Not everyone has the luxury of time off on Thanksgiving. Read More »
The modern bartender as a "cultural priest"
What's it like to be a bartender? Jeff Bell, the head bartender at Please Don't Tell (PDT) in Manhattan speaks to AOL Jobs. Read More »
These employers offer better pay and benefits than competitors.
Certain industries are known for not treating their workers well. These employers are exceptions. Read More »
Saru Jayaraman uncovers workplaces of heartbreak and poverty.
From five star restaurants to fast food chains, restaurant workers endure deplorable conditions, Saru Jayaraman argues. Read More »
She says she lost two jobs in the last two months.
Fetish model Sarah Hunter says she was fired from service jobs because of her erotic career. Can an employer make such a decision? Read More »