Working for the City
‘You Are the Difference Between Life and Death in the Ocean’
An interview with longtime Rockaways lifeguard Janet Fash, as the city stares down another year of closed pools and beaches.
‘The Drivers Have No Respect’
As the City moves to eliminate nearly 500 crossing guard positions, we spoke to one about how the job's gotten tougher after COVID.
‘I Feel Like I’m Leaving a Sinking Ship:’ A Conversation With an Outgoing NYC Social Services Worker
“Morale is so low. The mayor is constantly criticizing his own workforce, people don’t feel there’s a positive culture.”
A Former OMB Employee on the ‘Vicious Cycle’ Hobbling NYC Agencies
How a 2019 memo makes hiring new workers nearly impossible.