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Workers Dig Deep to Fix Massive New York City Water Leak

Workers Dig Deep to Fix Massive New York City Water Leak Workers are planning to go under the river and through the rocks to replace part of a massive tunnel leaking New York City's drinking water. They're blasting through hundreds of feet of shale and building a shaft on each side of the Hudson River, […]

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Program focuses on getting city workers to live healthier lives

Program focuses on getting city workers to live healthier lives The city has created a Culture of Health team to explore programs that would prod city workers to live healthier lives by quitting smoking, exercising more and eating better, The Post has learned. Among the approaches under consideration by the … Read more on New York […]

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Bronx produce workers threaten strike over $5 raise bid

Workers at a famed Bronx market that supplies fruits and vegetables to most of the city’s restaurants and grocers may walk off the job. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Bronx produce workers threaten strike over $5 raise bid

Workers at a famed Bronx market that supplies fruits and vegetables to most of the city’s restaurants and grocers may walk off the job. New York News – NY Daily News

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Former Grand Sichuan Workers Brave Bitter Cold To Call For Restaurant Boycott

Former Grand Sichuan Workers Brave Bitter Cold To Call For Restaurant Boycott

Stolen tips, no overtime, no minimum wage: these are some of the complaints angry restaurant workers aired at a rally today against their former employer Grand Sichuan. A small crowd gathered with the ex-employees at midday in the bitter cold outside their old workplace at 19-23 St Marks Place, the East Village outpost of the […]

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Workers prep NYC New Year’s cleanup

New York City sanitation officials say they’re ready for their first big task of 2015: Cleaning up a Times Square that will be littered with noisemakers, confetti and paper streamers from New Year’s Eve revelry. Officials say they’ll have 178 workers, 26 mechanical sweepers, 38 leaf blowers and scores of other equipment on hand Thursday following […]

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Workers Rip Down Holiday Lights While Pruning Bergen Street Trees

Workers Rip Down Holiday Lights While Pruning Bergen Street Trees

Tree pruners tore holiday lights off several trees on Bergen Street near Fifth Avenue, neighbors say. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Thursday, December 25, 2014 | 8:09am

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DA: Airline workers smuggled guns into NYC

Authorities arrested a JFK Airport Delta Airlines baggage handler who is accused of smuggling guns on flights from Atlanta to New York. Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson called the brazen, multi-state gun-running operation uncovered this month an “egregious breach” of airport security. Federal agents seized 150 firearms ranging from handguns to assault rifles. All of […]

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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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