Unemployment

Returning soldiers seek employment at veteran job fair
Returning soldiers seek employment at veteran job fair
News Ruben Muniz 6/12/2012 at 12:43PM

Veterans recently suited up, got their game face on and sprung into action. A job fair for military veterans was held at The Shops at Atlas Park in Glendale on Friday, June 8. Over 90 companies and organizations were in attendance as well as State Senator Joe Addabbo and Assemblymember Mike Miller. “Veterans have a [...]

Assembly held to bring Occupy Wall Street to Queens
Assembly held to bring Occupy Wall Street to Queens
News Michael Pantelidis 11/16/2011 at 2:33PM

Whitey Flagg is aiming to “occupy” the attention of New York’s largest borough. The 40-year-old Jackson Heights resident, who participated in Occupy Wall Street during the movement’s first month and was arrested while marching on the Brooklyn Bridge, is hoping to bring principles promoted at Zuccotti Park to Queens. “After spending so much time there, [...]

Op Ed: Labor invests in ‘The American Dream’
Op Ed: Labor invests in ‘The American Dream’
Editorial Gregory Floyd 9/28/2011 at 5:06PM

President Barack Obama recently proposed the American Jobs Act as a remedy to end the most devastating unemployment our nation has experienced since the Great Depression. I have an idea on how to help. In consultation with our financial advisors, union pension funds are routinely invested in various projects and bonds that will protect those [...]