By Erica Varlese
The layoff of 4,100 teachers was averted by a last minute deal between the American Federation of Teachers and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Unemployment for teenagers continues to rise.
Hospital workers at E.J. Noble protested a proposed contract on Friday that included them paying more for health care, plus a one-year wage freeze.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that there is very little turnover in the job market today, contributing to long-term unemployment.