Short stories tagged with Work/labor

Listing 5 stories.

A waitress struggling to pay her college tuition sleeps with a wealthy middle aged woman, who introduces her to a life of pitiful pretentiousness.

In the 1930s, a young American girl and an Englishwoman board a bus to Biarritz, France. On the trip, the woman attempts to indoctrinate the young girl about living a life of luxury.

An employee writes a heartfelt letter to his former boss to argue that he was wrongfully fired. As he lays out his life story, his hidden cowardice and stubborn ambitions paint a different story.

A teenage girl living in post-apocalyptic Los Angeles deals with her father's suicide and attempts to find a job in order to support her family.

When two struggling climate scientists meet after a university job interview, their despondency about the state of the world leads to a night of chaos and debauchery, and inspires a newly-out student to follow his heart.