Being Unemployed Can Be Better For Your Health Than Working, Study SaysResearchers in Great Britain followed over 1,000 unemployed workers, comparing their cholesterol, blood pressure, and other vital levels to those of people who were in poor working environments.
Councilman: Bloomberg's Veto Of Jobless Discrimination Bill Will Not StandA 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.
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.
Teacher Unions Protest Layoffs Of Hundreds Of School EmployeesThis is the largest number of city workers to be laid off at one time since Mayor Bloomberg took office.
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.
Unemployed Hope To Find Work At Nassau County Job FairNassau County is hoping a series of job fairs will help some of Long Island's unemployed get back into the workforce.
Jobless Benefits Reduced In NJThose 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.