Short stories tagged with Work/labor.
Listing 6 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.
In a job interview, a former factory worker explains how the Red Scare caused conflict at his previous workplace. When one of his coworkers is accused of sabotaging the new machines, the factory worker must defend that he is not a communist.
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.