Seapod Pawnbrokers, a pawnshop with locations scattered across Brooklyn and Queens, is being sued by the federal U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over the many racist, sexist, extensively disgusting things that Seapod's owner, Frank Morea, allegedly said to his black and Latina employees ... More >>
It's been a banner year for interns in New York hoping to get through their temporary jobs un-groped. Earlier this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law a bill sponsored by City Council member James Vacca saying that unpaid interns have the right to sue if they're sexually harassed or otherwise ... More >>
When I think of Loehmann's, the famed department store, I think of my older female relatives, who have used it as a hunting ground for thousands of years, like a low-impact, Jewish version of a safari. But after 92 years in business, the chain has recently been beset with issues; they've filed for b ... More >>
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Have you long suspected that your boss is a psychopath? Maybe not the kind who's killing prostitutes in a rain coat to the musical stylings of Huey Lewis and the News, but...actually, now you're thinking of it, maybe that? You'll be the opposite of relieved to know that if you work in a corpo ... More >>
Here's your trendy spot -- at least the guy with the hat thinks so. Floren asks: My awful boss is visiting New York (he works at the West Coast headquarters and supervises me from afar). The guy wants to be taken to a trendy place for lunch, and is likely to judge my trendiness by where I ta ... More >>
Dangerous.News you can use! If you're working 55 hours or more a week (and who among us isn't, really?), your health may be in danger. A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine looked at 7,095 British civil servant workers who worked 11 or more hours daily. They were 67 percent mor ... More >>
I'm serious! I'm talking about How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, the Broadway revival of the 1961 show about an ambitious young man tirelessly climbing the corporate ladder. (And no, he doesn't do it naked on top of a horse.) With Mad Men in the air, this is the third period ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsWill your coworkers enjoy the ambiance produced by your Korean fermented salted anchovies? For this week's "Ask the Critic," the Fork in the Road staff tries to answer a nagging, stinking question of our own: What's the proper etiquette for eating super-smelly food in an offi ... More >>
As much as we respect and adore our bosses and even our sniveling coworkers, there are certain things that should be kept to a minimum among people who slave away together on a daily basis. One of those things is yoga. There are several reasons for this, among them, spandex, sweating, a lack ... More >>
According to recently released stats, the number of Americans doing coke at work has taken a downward turn, falling nearly 30 percent from the apparently high-flying recession years of 2008 and 2009 to about ".29% of the population," reports Fortune. However, twice as many of us are now using ... More >>
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Alert: Babies are contagious, especially if you work with people who have babies. And we don't mean germy, although that's definitely true. Hey, at least you can take Theraflu for that. But if you "catch a baby" (and that's not what we mean) from a coworker, you're going to be stuck with that ... More >>
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Americans are so hard. Like, we come down with swine flu and Ebola and restless leg syndrome and catch a nasty case of pinkeye on top of all that and we still go to work. Because we're Americans!
Your boss will understand.What could be more red-blooded and American than March Madness? How about celebrating said Madness at Hooters. The bust-themed chain is offering customers a "doctor's note" excusing them from work, signed by one "Dr. Hootie." You can get one today and tomorrow at you ... More >>
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Lindsay Lohan's career might have hit a bit of a snag, but her partying hasn't. And now she's geting paid for it! On Saturday February 20, Lindsay is making a special appearance at the event called Pool After Dark at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
photo by Paul Quitoriano And the Voice has the slideshow. Not everyone approves -- Jeremiah's Vanishing New York, for example, disdains the "endless pub crawl" that "begins in the morning and overwhelms my neighborhood until the wee hours of the night. The number of drunks screaming 'woo' increas ... More >>
rachelleb.comThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing the fish wholesaler and importer M. Slavin & Sons for male-on-male sexual, racial, and national origin harassment. The suit charges that some of M. Slavin's owners and managers subjected male and especially black American ... More >>
Those Albany "man cave" guys have been nailed and will be sentenced in January, but believe it or not their case is still causing trouble. Now inspector general Joseph Fisch wants action brought against three supervisors of former Office of General Services janitor Gary Pivoda and his direct superi ... More >>
You know the mouth-breathing Deliverance characters who consider their fellow Americans "sheeple" because they like Obama, don't churn their own butter and will not die for the gold standard? Sometimes we feel like those guys. A new poll shows that while 60 percent of New Yorkers approve of Mayor Bl ... More >>
"Sue Masaracchia-Roberts has had all kinds of bosses, but only one gave her an intestinal infection." This jumped right off the RSS reader, but when we followed the link to its source, we found the headline "Your Boss Could Be Killing You" -- still good, but confusingly unrelated to anal. Then we f ... More >>
By now, I can deftly translate what guys are actually saying when they describe themselves in certain ways on dirty websites. For example: "I have a six-pack" means "in the fridge." "I'm 25" means "I'm a dyslexic 52-year-old." "No fats or femmes" means "except me." "I'm versatile" means "I'll do ... More >>
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