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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Unhappy Meal: How the Fast Food Worker Movement Began

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

As protestors "arrest" Ronald McDonald, meet the New Yorkers behind the nationwide movement to raise wages for fast food workers.

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Workers Claim McDonald's Is Taking Them to the Cleaners

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Workers say McDonald's should pay the cost of keeping their uniforms clean.

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Ka-Ching! Bigger Bonuses on Wall Street

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Big banks generously reward employees for a good year.

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On the Bowery, Homeless to Hipsters Almost Overnight

Thursday, March 06, 2014

With the sale of a community center, the Bowery's transformation into an upscale playground is nearly complete.

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Bratton Says Greed Stops Corps. from Reducing Cell Phone Thefts

Monday, March 03, 2014

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton accuses smartphone makers of tolerating rampant theft because it's profitable.

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In Pictures: St. Pat's for All

Sunday, March 02, 2014

The St. Pat’s for All Parade started as an alternative to the traditional St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which excludes gay groups. Now in its 15th year, the parade has kept its easygoing, come-as-you-are ethos. The route passes through multicultural neighborhoods of Queens.

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Shooting of Cop Linked to Troubled Bus Line

Thursday, February 27, 2014

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The shooting of a police officer is linked to a bus line that has problems.

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Cop Shot for First Time on de Blasio's Watch

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

It happened in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Wednesday evening, when 26-year old rookie officer James Li and his partner were pursuing a fare evader on a bus, and the man withdrew a gun and fired on Li.

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A Lawmaker’s Personal Mission: More LGBT-Friendly Schools

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

How a culture war that happened more than two decades ago still reverberates in city schools.

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Shrine for Ukraine Draws New Yorkers of All Walks

Monday, February 24, 2014

People who care about Ukraine's future are flocking to a shrine on Second Avenue.

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Stray Voltage: No Shock This Time of Year

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Melting snow and salt are corroding electric cables, sometimes shocking people and their pets this time of year.

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How de Blasio Can Make 'Affordable Broadband for All' a Reality

Friday, February 21, 2014

Mayor de Blasio wants "universal access" not only for New Yorkers who need childcare, but also for those who don't have a home connection to high-speed internet.

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Why Your Con Ed Bill Spiked This Month

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Some people's Con Ed bills are much higher than they were at this time last year - and (spoiler alert) it's related to the frigid temperatures.

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What's Behind the Spike in Heating Oil Prices

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Heating oil suppliers have struggled with a sharp rise in demand.

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De Blasio To Fashion Industry: I'm One of You

Thursday, February 06, 2014

The fashion industry may have found a champion in Bill de Blasio, as the new mayor kicks off his first Fashion Week.

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When Glass Houses Become Hothouses

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Many people like floor to ceiling windows, but they could make your apartment a heat trap in a blackout.

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Meet Gilbert Taylor, New York's New Homelessness Chief

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Listen in as the Commissioner joins volunteers to count homeless people living on the streets of New York.

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Arrest at JFK Prompts Fresh Scrutiny of Bitcoin

Monday, January 27, 2014

Arrests on money laundering charges come just as New York State begins two days of hearings, aimed at bringing transparency to bitcoin transactions.

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Long Term Jobless Find Out What Happens When A Safety Net Disappears

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The latest state and local employment numbers show the jobless rate fell in New York and New Jersey in December.

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Two True Stories from the Airbnb Wars

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A musician supports his Brooklyn lifestyle by renting out rooms in Manhattan. And a landlord spends years trying to remove an illegal hotel operation from his building.  It's a tale of two Airbnb citizens.

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