Oliver McAteer
Dec 12, 2019

Agencies: Please just say 'no' to exploitative payment terms

Why isn't it that simple? You're being used as a creative bank to make brands' bottom line look good.

I recently went to the barbers and asked if they’d mind me paying them a few weeks later so I could make a value decision based on how my hair grew back.

They laughed in my face. And rightly so.

The man was paid for his work there and then. Just like CVS was paid for my chewing gum and water before I left the store. Just like the restaurant owner was...

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