Meet David Tamarkin, site director of the food website Epicurious (owned by Condé Nast). David took to Twitter earlier this week to advertise for an “amazing job for a food writer who is at the beginning of her/his career”:

It’s a “full-time freelance position”:

But people quickly questioned what he meant by “full-time freelance”:

And David helpfully answered this question! “Paid hourly at 40 hours/week, no benefits”:

And that’s when the NYC Department of Labor got involved:


Damage control time from David:

Good luck with the audit, dude.