Undercover Employee: Get Story, Get Rich

Undercover Employee, unlike 'Undercover Boss,' is nothing new. What is new is that you can make a lot of money getting the goods on your "employer."

Until this tabloid era, those with a mission, like journalist Barbara Ehrenreich, would get hired for jobs in order to accomplish some good by reporting on conditions there. Ehrenreich published 'Nickel And Dimed' about working at the bottom of the food chain.