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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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August 14, 2013 3:21 PM | Comments
According to the New Jersey Restaurant Association, business is down anywhere from 20 percent to 60 percent this summer.VIDEO
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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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May 22, 2013 2:52 PM | Comments
In this edition, MetroFocus reprises its reporting on the minimum wage debate, the changing role of city libraries, and birdwatchers after Hurricane Sandy, with a new segment on Michael Moss' new book, "Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us"VIDEO
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Salima Koroma, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism's Salima Koroma reports on a third generation Italian fishmonger family and the unlikely financial success of the seafood business.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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Lauren Wanko, NJ Today  |  April 10, 2013 9:53 AM | Comments
Fewer summer jobs will likely be available for workers this season as businesses in Seaside Heights continue to recover after Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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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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