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Worker dies in accident at Barclays Center

A construction worker at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn was crushed to death when several steel beams fell on him. The worker’s employer, Greenland Forest City Partners, reportedly said it happened while the man was installing a “green roof” on the arena. Fire officials say the man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced […]

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UConn worker on snow duty found dead

A 42-year-old University of Connecticut dining hall worker who was spending the night at the school on storm duty was found dead on a cot where he was sleeping. James Perkins of Ashford had been working at the school since 2003. He was found unresponsive Monday morning inside McMahon Hall, a dormitory with its own […]

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Frederick J. Adler, retired NYC sanitation worker, dies at 96

Frederick J. Adler, retired NYC sanitation worker, dies at 96 Frederick J. Adler was always "the quickest wit in the room," said his grandson, William Adler of Manhattan. "He was always ready with a joke. One example of my grandpa being funny is in church. During communion, when it was his turn, he would always … […]

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Worker pulled from debris in Manhattan

First responders have freed a worker who is buried up to his waist at a construction site in Manhattan.Dirt and debris collapsed around the man at about 4 p.m. at 413 Grand Street, authorities said. The rescuers pulled him out at about 5 p.m. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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Construction worker rescued after being trapped in 12-foot trench

A construction worker was rescued after he became lodged in a trench on the Lower East Side on Wednesday, officials said. The worker was responding to a leaky pipe when… | Metro | New York Post

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FAA worker who skipped TSA screening busted with gun in carry-on

An FAA worker was arrested for flying from Atlanta to La Guardia Airport with a gun in his carry-on bag, authorities said Friday. He was busted Tuesday after using a… | Metro | New York Post

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Injured construction worker gets record $62M single-plaintiff award

A construction worker who was injured on the job has been awarded $ 62 million — the largest lawsuit verdict for a single plaintiff in New York state history. The Queens… | Metro | New York Post

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Worker killed in ceiling collapse at Ford dealership

A construction worker was killed after a concrete ceiling collapsed at a Staten Island Ford dealership Saturday. The FDNY tweeted out this picture of the damage inside the building that was being renovated. myfoxny.com – Local News

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Cafeteria worker accused of stealing lunch money

A Greenwich public school cafeteria worker has been arrested on accusations he stole thousands of dollars in lunch money from students and failed to appear in court. WNYW – Local News

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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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