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State board urged to raise minimum wage for tipped workers

Busboys and other service employees urged a state board Tuesday to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers. New York News – NY Daily News

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Ebola monitoring ends for 114 NYC health workers

The active monitoring period has ended for the last of the 114 health workers who cared for New York City’s Ebola patient. Dr. Craig Spencer got out of Bellevue Hospital Center on Nov. 11 after he was declared Ebola-free. He was admitted on Oct. 23. myfoxny.com – Local News

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Ground Zero workers’ law firm overbilled legal partner: suit

In a greedy grab for blood money, a law firm representing sick and dying Ground Zero workers overbilled its legal partner by $ 36 million in expenses, newly released court papers… | Metro | New York Post

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Ebola quarantine will be imposed for all health workers returning from Africa in NY, NJ

Cuomo says federal guidelines are ‘insufficient’ for NYC. amNewYork

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NYC to prepare workers for possible Ebola cases

New York City will offer specialized training on how to handle Ebola cases to the city workers who could be at the front lines if the deadly disease were found in the country’s largest city. Top city officials will meet with the leadership of the Municipal Labor Committee, an umbrella group that represents more than […]

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‘The Red Umbrella Diaries’ Documentary Shares Stories Of Queer Sex Workers

Why do individuals make the decision to engage in sex work? There are a million answers to this question, and we don’t see authentic portrayals of what it means to be a sex worker very often. For this reason, sex workers rights organization Red Umbrella Project and Free Association Films brought together seven queer sex […]

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New law to allow NYC workers commuter tax benefit

Getting around the city is about to get a little cheaper. The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bill that will allow almost half-a-million New Yorkers to take… | Metro | New York Post

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Olive Garden workers petition Darden, Starboard to hear concerns

Thousands of Olive Garden employees say they have a beef with its parent company that has nothing to do with unlimited breadsticks. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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School workers’ union wants living wage from de Blasio

A municipal union representing thousands of low-paid public school workers is launching a campaign to pressure Mayor de Blasio to pay its members a starting salary of at least $ 15 an… | Metro | New York Post

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Left to right: NYCOSH executive director Charlene Obernauer, Assemblymember Michael DenDekker, Congressman Jerrold Nadler,

9/11 is the deadline for Sept. 11th Workers Comp for volunteers & employees

Left to right: NYCOSH executive director Charlene Obernauer, Assemblymember Michael DenDekker, Congressmember Jerrold Nadler, Downtown Express photo by Yannic Rack. By YANNIC RACK | Workers and volunteers that were part of the rescue and cleanup operations in the aftermath of 9/11 only have a few days left to register for future wage replacement or health benefits […]

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MTA gives $150M in raises to non-union workers

More than 8,000 non-union MTA workers will receive $ 150 million in raises, a memo obtained by The Post revealed. The employees — who include managers, secretaries and planners — get… | Metro | New York Post

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City Used Inexperienced Workers to Inspect Pre-K Facilities, Sources Say

City Used Inexperienced Workers to Inspect Pre-K Facilities, Sources Say

Education workers with no inspection experience were given crash course on pre-K walk-throughs. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 3:09pm

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Some Showboat workers get new jobs within company

More than 470 of the 2,000-plus workers at Atlantic City’s Showboat Casino Hotel have found new jobs with other casinos owned by its parent company. The Showboat is shutting down Sunday afternoon after 27 years on the Boardwalk. WNYW – Local News

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40 Percent of American Workers Will Leave Paid Vacation Days Unused

I hope you’re not reading this. That’s because, this being mid-August, I hope as many people as possible are on vacation somewhere — maybe someplace exotic, or maybe just a relaxing staycation at home. And if you are on vacation, you definitely shouldn’t be staring into screens — so please, close the computer or power […]

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De Blasio plans $42M in grants to raise school-bus workers’ pay

Mayor de Blasio wants to hand over $ 42 million in taxpayer funds to private school-bus workers in a effort to restore union seniority protections removed by the Bloomberg administration, sources… | Metro | New York Post

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