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Brooklyn Wage Theft Case Grinds On
How Will A Higher Minimum Wage Affect Brooklyn?
Protect Immigrant Work Rights—-By Making them Owners
Washington Heights Sees White-Collar Boom
The Mystery of Bed-Stuy's Missing Jobs
Can Job Training Reduce Unemployment?
In A Bad Economy, Even Opera Vocalists Sing The Blues
Prison Guards Get Light Sentences For Sex Abuse
Love In A Time Of Incarceration
Altering A Prison's Sexual Chemistry
The Enforcement Of New York's Prison Sex Law
Senate, Assembly Resist Cuomo Cuts To Services
Recession Drove 6 Million Into Poverty
Reducing Black Joblessness, One Client At A Time
How Fares Welfare?
New York City is home to a proud labor past and an innovative future in workforce development programs. City Limits diligently covers the impact of the many different programs that may or may not work, and the lives of the many different laborers that earn.
A rally today will call on the de Blasio administration to add money to the budget for summer youth employment, which has shrunk even as teen unemployment remains startling high.
Our magazine's May 2011 report on staff sexual abuse of women inmates in New York State prisons won a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the national Society of Professional Journalists.
The National Council on Crime and Delinquency recognized our coverage of staff sexual misconduct in New York's prisons and the housing challenges facing former inmates.
Amid a sea of praise for Gov. Cuomo's second budget, advocates for low-income New Yorkers raised complaints. That, plus the latest on NYCHA, city job creation and the sick leave bill —all in our policy roundup.
The Urban Jobs Act would provide $20 million for services to unemployed young people. Amid partisan rancor, will the idea survive Congress? Against record youth unemployment, will it make a difference if it does?
A closer look at the national labor-market figures released last week suggest that the modest fall in the unemployment rate has more to do with people leaving the labor force than folks finding jobs.
As new research shows alarming decreases in minority household wealth, City Limits' Arturo Conde discusses his reporting on how opera singers, poets and other creative workers have weathered the Great Recession.
You can now listen to a discussion of our May investigation into the sexual abuse of female prisoners by New York State prison employees, thanks to local radio stations who have interviewed us about it.
After media revelations of abuse at homes for the developmentally disabled, the Assembly is considering a law to improve employee screening. But some contemplate broader change, like getting the state out of the group home business altogether.
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"It’s not enough to help people meet their basic needs. There must be a full-scale effort to develop policies and programs that materially improve wages and earnings, educational experiences and living conditions."
For six years, the lowest paid human-service workers in New York State have not had a cost of living adjustment, meaning their real wages have shrunk by nearly 12 percent. Is this the year Albany finally wakes up to that injustice?
Congress may make it harder for employers to check the credit scores of potential hires. Until they do, job-seekers need to know their rights.
'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.
A private corporation has just taken over the test that millions use to attain credentials outside of high school. Amid talk of rising fees, it's time for the city to step up for students counting on the GED.
Here's one way to compare crime among America's largest cities. Supplemental data from City Limits' January/February issue on urban policy in the presidential campaign.
Which American cities have the highest unemployment? Supplemental data from City Limits' January/February issue on urban policy in the presidential campaign.
Following the death of Osama Bin Laden, President Barack Obama visits the World Trade Center site to pay tribute to victims of 9/11.