A week before the Queens Public Library’s adult education classes began this fall semester, Sabbin Akter, the lead English instructor at the Long Island City branch, had to beg her management to limit new signups.
“I told them, ‘No, please close my classes,’” she said in
Last April, New York City’s Department of Sanitation pushed back the waste set-out times to make life harder for the 3 million rats residing in the five boroughs. Plastic trash bags that previously could be placed by the curb as early as 4 p.m. now
Although change has been slow, signs suggest the industry’s culture around dancer well-being is shifting.
The many cleaners who service Airbnb rentals across New York City are bracing for the worst since enforcement of the new Short Term Rental Registration Law began in September.
Politicians are under increasing pressure to find a solution to New York City’s ongoing migrant crisis. The number of those arriving has now reached 110,000 according to Mayor Eric Adams’ office, and they are being housed in hotels from Manhattan to Staten Island.
Adams recently announced
When Tyra Palmer started her nail business nearly two years ago, her days would often end with lightheadedness and nausea.
Despite taking protective measures like wearing a face mask and operating in a properly ventilated space, doing the most routine aspects of her job – from
Workers at the Lower East Side store have filed 15 charges alleging unfair practices before and after their failed organizing vote.
Despite recent efforts to stem rising attacks on New York City transit workers, assaults on subway and bus workers jumped 36 percent during the first seven months of 2023, putting incidents on track to increase for the fourth year in a row.
Previously unreported Metropolitan Transportation
One daycare owner says her staff will benefit from a New York State program that utilizes unused pandemic-era federal funds.
Migrant workers paid $150 to get work. But the offers vanished, and their pleas for refunds have gone unheeded.
Once a seasonal problem, tick-borne diseases could become a year-long issue; in NYC, cases increased 146% in one year.
Bosses are seeking to stymie a push to unionize ahead of the election at the end of September.