Author: Claire Smith

Is it Legal to Overwork Hospitality Workers?

Laws designed to protect employees would, you’d expect, ensure that each person has sufficient time and money to both survive and enjoy their life, and that employers not providing these things would be investigated and forced to change. But we all know this isn’t always the case. People in my …

I Haven’t Spoken to My Father in Almost Ten Years

I haven’t spoken to my father in almost ten years, and it was entirely my decision. Bad parents seem to be a common enough problem – the internet is full of stories about people who can’t stand certain members of their family, and anecdotally, I know a handful of people …