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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the podium at a City Hall press conference on federal funds for Superstorm Sandy on February 6, 2013. (credit  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Councilman: Bloomberg’s Veto Of Jobless Discrimination Bill Will Not Stand

A New York City Councilman said he expects the Council to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of a bill that would have prevented employers from shunning out-of-work job-seekers.

02/23/2013

Jet Cleaners in Teaneck, N.J. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

New Jersey Man Offers Free Dry Cleaning To The Unemployed

If you are unemployed and need an outfit cleaned for a job interview, Alan Greenberg will do so free of charge at any of his five dry cleaning establishments in Bergen County.

10/15/2012

School Layoff Protest (credit: CBS 2)

Teacher Unions Protest Layoffs Of Hundreds Of School Employees

This is the largest number of city workers to be laid off at one time since Mayor Bloomberg took office.

10/07/2011

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Midtown Job Fair Draws Hundreds Of Applicants

Hundreds of job seekers stood in a line that stretched down the block for a minority career fair that’s also been downsized.

09/30/2011

HAUPPAUGE, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: A job fair sign is viewed at a Job Fair at the Suffolk County One Stop Employment Center on September 8, 2011 in Hauppauge, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Unemployed Hope To Find Work At Nassau County Job Fair

Nassau County is hoping a series of job fairs will help some of Long Island’s unemployed get back into the workforce.

09/13/2011

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Jobless Benefits Reduced In NJ

Those in the Garden State seeking jobless benefits for the first time will be eligible for up to 26 weeks of aid instead of 99 weeks.

12/01/2010