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Kirsti Itameri  |  August 28, 2013 3:57 PM | Comments
The economy is recovering and adding jobs, but what kind of jobs are they?VIDEO
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August 28, 2013 3:56 PM | 1 Comment
This week: a look behind the jobs numbers that perplex economists, an interview with Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, how nature can protect us from natural disasters, and the story of self-taught artist GC MyersVIDEO
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August 23, 2013 4:21 PM | 1 Comment
The next edition of MetroFocus covers unemployment and economic recovery in New York, mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, natural coastline protection, and self-taught artist GC MyersVIDEO
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NJToday Senior Correspondent Desirée Taylor  |  June 26, 2013 5:23 PM | 1 Comment
NJ residents who receive federal emergency unemployment compensation will see their weekly benefits payments cut by 22 percent starting at the end of the month because of automatic federal spending cuts.VIDEO
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Christian González-Rivera, Center for an Urban Future  |  April 11, 2013 12:25 PM | 1 Comment
Over the past five years, the number of New Yorkers who work in low-wage jobs has steadily increased, with more than a third of adults in the city—and nearly half in the Bronx—now stuck in low-paying occupations.
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Voices of NY  |  March 29, 2013 10:47 AM | Comments
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced eight new programs to foster job training.
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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  March 25, 2013 12:02 PM | Comments
The countdown is on — 66 days until Memorial Day, marking the start of the summer season. VIDEO
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Greg Jacobs  |  March 20, 2013 9:58 AM | Comments
Should we raise the minimum wage? Rick Karr asks Linda Archer, a low-wage worker, and Heather Briccetti of the Business Council of New York State. Rafael Pi Roman sits down with Stephanie Luce Associate Professor of Labor Studies at the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education.VIDEO
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Adam Forman, Matthew Claro and Jonathan Bowles, Center for an Urban Future  |  March 13, 2013 12:24 PM | Comments
Nearly twice as many new businesses were started in the five boroughs in 2011 than in 1991, and the lion’s share were started outside of Manhattan.
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Greg Jacobs  |  February 12, 2013 12:49 PM | Comments
Helping middle class Americans reclaim their "dream" is the subject of a recent book by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Hedrick Smith. VIDEO
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