The worker, one of many who did not meet the Highline's "criteria," is now working at a five-star hotel.
The Highline Hotel will not rehire more than a dozen workers despite promising to do so last year.
The former Desmond Tutu Hotel will bring back its fired workers after it reopens as the Highline Hotel.
Owners say the layoffs are due to Sandy, but employees claim bosses used the storm to get rid of them.
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