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Flushing »

Shaolin Kung Fu Instructors Shouldn't Get Paid, Temple Argues

A Queens outpost of the famed Chinese monastery claims its instructors are monks exempt from wage laws.

Upper East Side »

Workers Snicker at Meager Payday from Dylan's Candy Shop

Employees of Dylan's Candy Bar protest for higher hourly wages and more hours since July.  

SoHo »

Reality TV Writer-Producers Jilted Out of Overtime, Survey Says

Producers on shows such as "Pawn Stars" can work 80 hours a week without benefits, workers said.

Chelsea »

Seminary Hotel Blames Layoffs on Act of God

Owners say the layoffs are due to Sandy, but employees claim bosses used the storm to get rid of them.

New York City »

McDonald's, Burger King Workers Join Strike to Demand Higher Wages

Fast food workers from Wendy's, McDonalds, and Burger King want $15 per hour and the right to unionize.

New York City »

Construction Jobs Hit 13-Year Low, But Wages Expected to Hit All-Time High

Construction jobs were the lowest since 1999, but wages will soon top $70K, a report said.

Midtown & Theater District »

Macy's Workers Rally in Midtown Before Contract Expires

The company's contract with its workers is set to expire one week from today.

Manhattan »

Council Faces Off Over Controversial 'Living Wage' Bill

A hearing was held to consider whether developers who receive big city grants should pay workers higher wages.

Manhattan »

City Workers Are Paid 17 Percent Less Than Private Sector, Comptroller Says

The comptroller has released a report that says that city workers' benefit costs are similar to other large employers.

Manhattan »

Manhattan Average Weekly Salaries Up Nearly 12 Percent in First Quarter of 2010, Stats Show

Manhattan had the largest increase in weekly wages in the nation, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Del Posto Workers Protest Mario Batali Outside Restaurant

Disgruntled workers at Mario Batali's Meatpacking District restaurant, Del Posto, took to the streets on Wednesday.

Downtown »

Wall St. Earnings Fall More Than 20 Percent in 2009, Study Says

A 21.5 percent drop in Wall Street wages could have a devastating affect on the local economy, according to a new report.