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How Will A Higher Minimum Wage Affect Brooklyn?
Protect Immigrant Work Rights—-By Making them Owners
Bike Plan Aims to Get Bronx Armory on Track
City Spent $1M on Report, Used Questionable Data
For Low-Income Immigrants, Status Complicates Survival
Living Wage Law The Next Council Battleground?
Waking the Dead
Medical Mystery: Why A Booming Health Sector Pays Low Wages
Kingsbridge Armory Redevelopment Battle Draws Fresh Voices
Union Unity Tested By Wage Fight
Union Wage Push Meets Resistance
Across The Fence:
The Year In Neighborhoods
Bronx Living Wage Battle
Moves To City Council
Term Limits Backlash:
Incumbents In Trouble
Union Proposes A Way To
Employ More, Spend Less
Building A Better Model
For Construction Wages
TOWN HALL MEETINGS HEAR
'This Is New York City':
Mayor Draws A Reaction
Students Protest Armory's
Disappearing High Schools
JUMPING THE LUNCH COUNTER
We asked Soviet experts what they thought of the comparisons Mayor Bloomberg has been making between communist wage policy and a local living wage proposal.
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'It hurts the young. It helps too little. It boosts unemployment.' There are plenty of myths about the minimum wage. The reality is, more and more workers are working at a pay rate that puts them in poverty.
Directed By Robert Hooman The NYC DOT fabricates, maintains and installs over 1 million signs a year and roughly 9000 a month. All this is done with just 22 people out of a workshop in Maspeth Queens. The unsung heros of the NYC DOT put a lot of hard work and dedication into maintaining our city's infrastructure and it was fitting and very satisfying to make a film about them and put a little spotlight on their hard work.
The Center for an Urban Future's latest report, State of the Chains, 2012, finds that the number of chain stores in New York City increased for the fifth straight year, underscored by especially strong growth among retailers in the Bronx.