by Paul Bass | Aug 31, 2015 9:40 am | Comments (14)
One of the city’s most influential political campaign-backers has endorsed six candidates for alder—bypassing two of its own in the process.
by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 27, 2015 11:49 am | Comments (2)
Dina Lara delivered 9,000 petitions to the police officers blocking the entrance of her former place of employment—after leading a protest demanding better treatment for workers.
by Staff | Aug 17, 2015 3:20 pm | Comments (3)
The exploitation of immigrant nail-salon workers that came to national attention in New York is also taking place here, the state’s Department of Labor has found.
by Allan Appel | Aug 12, 2015 7:47 am | Comments (2)
“Some women go to the gym. I go to work.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 11, 2015 5:32 pm | Comments (14)
The city administered civil service exams for two administrative assistant positions—but didn’t tell some of the applicants. Now it’s anybody’s guess when those positions will be filled.
by Paul Bass | Aug 7, 2015 6:14 pm | Comments (8)
John Cirello raised a fuss about how the Regional Workforce Alliance accounts for spending government money to train people for jobs. Then he learned he was no longer a member of the Alliance’s board of directors.
by Paul Bass | Aug 6, 2015 5:04 pm | Comments (37)
Accusing her of “intimidation, attempted bribery and corruption,” Mayor Toni Harp Thursday fired Nichole Jefferson from her post as executive director of the Commission on Equal Opportunities.
by Finnegan Schick | Jul 31, 2015 2:02 pm | Comments (1)
For Timothy Thomas, “there’s no right way to do the wrong thing.”
by Allan Appel | Jul 29, 2015 4:03 pm
Kearra Freeman is currently serving in the U.S. Army reserves but is contemplating a career shift to become an occupational therapist.
How to go about that?
by Paul Bass | Jul 21, 2015 8:32 am | Comments (2)
Fire Capt. Frank Ricci won’t be disciplined for sharing photographs of a firefighter’s injuries with the Independent.