B.C. Announces Permanent Paid Sick Leave — BC Alliance for Arts + Culture

Effective January 1, 2022, the vast majority of workers in B.C. no longer have to choose between going to work sick or losing wages, as B.C.’s first-ever permanent paid sick leave comes into effect with 5 paid sick days each year. Both full- and part-time employees are eligible for this benefit. To learn more, click … Read more

How Saved By The Bell Season 2 Paid Tribute To Dustin Diamond And Screech Powers

Screech’s robot Kevin even made a cameo as the rest of the original cast reunited. Dustin Diamond’s “Saved by the Bell” costars reunited in person for the first time in years to film a special tribute to the late actor and his character Screech Powers for the second season of the show’s Peacock revival. While … Read more

Jennifer Lawrence Was Paid Less Than Leonardo DiCaprio

“It’s extremely uncomfortable to inquire about equal pay.” According to Vanity Fair‘s recent cover story on Lawrence, she made $25 million while he made $5 million more than her — and the magazine got her thoughts on the matter, too. Niko Tavernise / Netflix / courtesy Everett Collection “Look, Leo brings in more box office … Read more

Jennifer Lawrence Reacts to Being Paid Less Than Leo DiCaprio for Don’t Look Up

“It’s extremely uncomfortable to inquire about equal pay …” Jennifer Lawrence’s name may be the first one that pops up in the opening credits of her new Netflix film, “Don’t Look Up” — but that doesn’t mean she was paid the most to appear in the movie. The cast for Adam McKay’s upcoming release is … Read more

BTS’s American Music Awards Suits Paid Homage to Korean Style

On tonight’s red carpet at the American Music Awards, BTS continued their sleek, subtle suiting streak. Compared to their flashier, Gucci-clad looks of the past, the K-Pop group has been favoring a more refined look over the past year or two, complete with minimal tailoring from Bottega and Celine. This evening, they opted for boxy … Read more

New Website Foody Promises to Help Cooks Get Paid for Their Recipes

Foody is a new recipe website launching today, November 12, with a declared mission to help content creators monetize recipes. It has the sheen of Silicon Valley: the founders are a smart young couple who managed to raise $1.5 million, largely thanks to celebrity lead investor Serena Williams, and at launch, the site features star … Read more

Paid family leave isn’t a new fight. Here’s a century’s worth of attempts to get something passed.

2002: California becomes the first state to offer paid family leave, covering up to eight weeks of payments. Payments are about 60 to 70 percent of weekly wages earned five to 18 months before the claim date. Leave is possible for those needing time related to serious illness, child bonding or a relative’s military deployment. … Read more

Emily Ratajkowski was paid $25K to attend Super Bowl with Malaysian fugitive Jho Low

Inamorata CEO Emily Ratajkowski revealed she was once paid $25K to attend the Super Bowl with disgraced Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho aka Jho Low. The 40-year-old fugitive is facing eight charges of money laundering in the 1MDB scandal, and the 30-year-old new mother told The Sunday Times Magazine of the gig: ‘I was on … Read more