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Brooklyn’s “Club Freeze” Is Hiring, But Only Certain Races Need Apply

A new Brooklyn bar and lounge called Club Freeze is hiring bartenders and servers, but the owner is only seeking applications white and those from a “Spanish background”, according to a recent Craigslist ad the owner, Kay Brown placed. The ad stated that “Due to wanting a diverse staff to compliment a diverse neighborhood, only […]

Citi Bike Workers Gear Up to Join Transit Workers Union

The transit workers union is organizing Citi Bike workers into a chapter. More than 50% of Citi Bike staffers already have signed authorization cards declaring their desire to be represented by Local 100. Citi Bike is a city program run by a private company, NYC Bike Share. It has approximately 130 mechanics, dispatchers, docking station […]

67% of People Used Bleach to Remediate Mold Post-Sandy, Problems Continue

Survey findings were released recently on the presence of mold in homes almost two years after Superstorm Sandy. The initial findings of the study, completed by the New York Committee of Occupational Safety and Health and Long Island Jobs with Justice, showed that 57% of people continued to live in a Sandy-damaged home after the […]