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Full Episode: Unemployment, mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, natural coastline protection, self-taught artist GC Myers
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
Preview: Unemployment, mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, natural coastline protection, self-taught artist GC Myers
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
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
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced eight new programs to foster job training.
The countdown is on — 66 days until Memorial Day, marking the start of the summer season. VIDEO
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
Helping middle class Americans reclaim their "dream" is the subject of a recent book by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Hedrick Smith. VIDEO