The Daily Read – May 20, 2011

By Erica Varlese

Hispanics United denied claims that they fired employees due to comments on Facebook.

Based on a Baruch College poll, New Yorkers strongly back a living wage.

A new law signed into effect by NJ Gov. Chris Christie will require public employees to live in New Jersey.

Workers at the New York City Opera are threatening a strike over a new contract.

Unemployment claims have gone down from last week, leading economists to attribute past increases to political and current events.

New York City’s unemployment rate is down from 8.7% in March.

May 10, 2011

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