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Hurricane Harvey: Five Dead and Dozens Injured

At least five deaths have been reported, and dozens more people left injured after Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast of Texas on Sunday. The hurricane has been labeled as a ‘tropical storm’ and has caused catastrophic floods due to … Continue reading »

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FDNY Rescues Four Trapped Workers in Brooklyn

Firefighters rescued four trapped workers from an underground elevator on Wednesday morning in Brooklyn.  Around 7:30am, one Con Edison employee and three contractors were trapped 22o feet below on Hudson Avenue at the Con Edison plant.  The rescue lasted three … Continue reading »

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Amazon Pays Their Employees To Quit

Yes.. You read that correctly. Amazon is offering its warehouse employees up to $5,000 to quit their jobs. The “Pay to Quit” program which was announced by CEO Jeff Bezos in his letter to shareholders late Thursday, is an effort … Continue reading »

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UPS Rehires 250 Workers That Were Fired Last Week

UPS, one of the country’s largest shipping companies, has reached an agreement to give 250 New York-based drivers their jobs back. The decision comes a week after the workers were fired last month after protesting the firing of a longtime … Continue reading »

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