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Harold Perrineau Reveals He And Other 'Lost' Cast Members Sought Equal Pay, But Top Earners Were 'Solely' White Actors

Nearly 13 years after the final episode of ABC’s “Lost” aired, cast members have come forward sharing their truth about being a part of the successful show. An exclusive excerpt from Maureen Ryan’s “Burn It Down: Power, Complicity, and a Call for Change in Hollywood” was shared with Vanity Fair, which details what happened on the set of “Lost.” Harold Perrineau — who starred as Michael Dawson in Seasons 1 and 2 — opened up about his personal experience.

Ngozi Nwanji

May 31, 2023

Uber Driver Claims The Company Took 30 Percent More Than It Was Supposed To In Wage Split

If “something ain’t adding up” was a person, it would be that of a local Uber driver. Most people familiar with the ride-sharing app know that the drivers do not receive the full amount of funds from a ride. According to the operating model, a portion of the charged fees goes to the driver and another to the company . Pretty standard, right? However, a recent situation revealed that one driver only received about 45 percent of the funds charged for what appeared to be a surged ride. via GIPHY

Josh Rodgers

Dec 6, 2022

How to Negotiate a Raise Successfully

Are you underpaid compared to your peers? Have you taken on more responsibilities at work without a salary increase? You probably need to advocate for a raise — a task most people find daunting, especially the first time. But you can do it, given the right strategy, proper preparation, and a little confidence. Determine the Right Strategy The first step is to determine what strategy will be the most effective. Who has decision-making authority over your possible salary increase? It may be your immediate supervisor. Depending on your company’s process and your supervisor’s personality, a direct, fact-based appeal may be the most successful approach. But the decision-maker might be two levels above that person, or there may be multiple decision-makers. Some may be persuaded by logic. To appeal to others, you may need to pander a bit. Do Your Research Being able to prove you are underpaid relative to your peers can strengthen your argument for a raise. Find salary data for comparable...


Nov 3, 2020