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Traffic on the George Washington Bridge on Nov. 18, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Woman Claims Employer Punished Her For Reporting Traffic-Related Anxiety

A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit, alleging that her commute home made her sick. The woman also claimed her bosses fired her after her doctors diagnosed her with a unique disability.

06/26/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Detective Fired After Allegedly Shooting Partner By Accident

A veteran NYPD detective was fired Wednesday, about a month after authorities said he accidentally shot his partner in the wrist.

05/28/2014

Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?

If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.

03/06/2014

Nurse Dreonna Breton was fired from her job at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania, after she refused to get a flu shot while pregnant. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Fired For Refusing To Get Flu Shot

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the influenza virus is now widespread in 10 states, including New York and Pennsylvania – where a pregnant nurse is out of a job.

12/30/2013

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Lawmaker: Domino’s Employees Were Fired After Complaining About Conditions

Two area lawmakers rallied Sunday with employees of a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in Washington Heights, after workers there were fired.

12/08/2013

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Report: Dock Worker Sues After Being Fired For Urinating Outside On Job

A dock worker in Brooklyn has filed a lawsuit, after he said he was fired for urinating outside on the job, according to a published report.

09/29/2013

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Teachers: African-American Faculty Was Targeted For Firing At Queens School

Teachers and activists protested at the New York City Department of Education Headquarters Monday, amid claims that a principal at a Queens school used insensitive language toward African-American teachers as she fired them.

07/08/2013

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Reports: N.J. Cafeteria Worker Fired For Bleeding On Bagels

A New Jersey school cafeteria worker has been fired after students picked up bagels covered in blood earlier this month, according to published reports.

01/26/2013

Rob Ryan (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Rex Ryan  (credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Rob Ryan Fired By Cowboys; Rex, Jets Talk Quickly Rages

“I will find another spot.” Will that be with his twin brother Rex Ryan in New York? Perhaps, but don’t bet on it.

01/09/2013

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Cuomo Fires Emergency Management Chief For Sending Crew To Own House

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has fired his emergency management director for diverting crews to take away a tree from his own driveway on Long Island during Superstorm Sandy.

11/07/2012

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Lawsuit: New Costumes Lead To Firing Of 15 Casino Servers

Resorts Casino Hotel was being sued by seven fired waitresses. Several others were considering legal action.

04/01/2011

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NY Skydive Teacher Claims Being Gay Got Him Fired

The lawsuit filed last week in Brooklyn federal court claims that Donald Zarda was fired because of his sexual orientation. It said Zarda’s employer told him the customer complained Zarda had touched her inappropriately.

10/05/2010