New Yorkers with a high school diploma or a GED lost jobs at half the rate of those who did not have them. At a time when unemployment hovers at 9.1 percent in NYC, a GED becomes crucial to finding and retaining a job.
The State Labor Department reported that more than half of the jobs lost in November were added back in New York City, and unemployment remained at 8.8 percent. Read Post
DHS continues to stress that homeless families should be ushered through the shelter system rapidly. NYC's leaders have been enchanted by the idea; their enthusiasm has not been diminished by the lack of results. Read Post