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Farm worker dies in hay baling accident

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office says a 23-year-old farm worker has died after becoming trapped in a hay baling machine. WNYW – Local News

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Worker dies in fall off roof on Long Island

A worker has died after falling off a roof on Long Island. WNYW – Local News

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Video shows apparent beheading of British aid worker David Haines by ISIS

In a new shocking video released Saturday, another captive was brutally killed by Islamic militants terrorizing the Middle East. Another captured Brit, Alan Henning (left), was shown at the end of the video. David Cameron, prime minister of Britain, called the killing an ‘act of pure evil.’ New York News – NY Daily News

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Day care center worker who served bleach is fired

The New Jersey day care center where more than two dozen children and adults were accidentally served bleach-tainted water has reopened, and an employee has been fired. WNYW – Local News

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Arrests during fast food worker protests

Hundreds of workers from McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Wendy’s and other fast-food chains walked off their jobs Thursday in New York City. Labor organizers announced the protests would take place as part of the latest national push to get these companies to pay their employees at least $ 15 an hour. Nearly two dozen protesters were […]

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Princeton worker told to choose medical pot or job

A Princeton University employee says he has been told to choose between medical marijuana and his job. WNYW – Local News

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City worker fined $2K for soliciting two $40 food event tickets

A city worker agreed to pay a $ 2,000 fine for soliciting two free tickets for a food festival last summer — worth a measly $ 40 each. Cathy Luong, a borough… | Metro | New York Post

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Worker Injured at Second Avenue Subway Construction Site, FDNY Says

Worker Injured at Second Avenue Subway Construction Site, FDNY Says

The worker hurt his leg while working 100 feet underground at 83rd Street Wednesday.  Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | 9:09pm

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Two Seaport Samaritans rescue Water Taxi worker knocked into the river

The scene at Pier 16 on Aug. 5, the day after two Samaritans and police divers rescued a ferry worker who fell into the East River. Downtown Express photo by Yannic Rack.. BY YANNIC RACK  | Two men dove into the East River to rescue an injured dock worker after he was knocked into the water […]

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Construction worker killed near Throgs Neck Bridge

A 60-year-old construction worker was killed on Tuesday after being struck by a crate at the Throgs Neck Expressway service road. The man was unloading a truck when a heavy crate fell on him. He suffered severe body trauma. The crate fell on the worker just before 8 a.m., according to the FDNY. He was […]

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Metropolitan Opera Worker Lockout Postponed 72 Hours

The Metropolitan Opera says it’s postponing a lockout of 3,000 of its workers for three days after a spokesperson said management reached a deal with three of the 15 unions whose contracts expire at midnight. NEWS – NY1

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Worker shoots CEO, commits suicide in Chicago: cops

Alleged gunman, Tony DeFrances (right), described as CTO of tech company ArrowStream, met with CEO Steven LaVoie (left) on the 17th floor of the Bank of America building in Chicago’s bustling financial district, then pulled a gun. New York News – NY Daily News

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De Blasio reaches labor deal with largest city worker union

Mayor De Blasio struck a tentative deal with the city’s largest municipal-workers union Wednesday, settling on a 10 percent wage hike over seven years. The agreement with District Council 37… Metro | New York Post

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Sonic Fires Worker Who Accidentally Served Bag of Weed

“It could have been crack.” A Maryland mom says that she and her two kids got an unsolicited dime bag with their order at Sonic while on the way home from an otherwise ordinary trip to the library. Carla McFarland complained to management after she discovered a fragrant plastic baggy with her kids’ chicken strips […]

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Street sweeper kills New York sanitation worker

A New York City sanitation worker is dead after being pinned between street sweeper at a Queens depot. WNYW – NYC News

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