100+ workers for NYC Parks Department live in homeless shelters

Puleo added he has “never seen” the homeless situation this bad.

Dilcy Benn, president of the union’s Local 1505, said more than 100 of the 1,000 parks workers she represents are living in shelters and at least another four, including Torres, are living on the streets on Staten Island and The Bronx.

– From the Market Watch article: Hundreds of Full-Time New York City Workers are Homeless
One of the main data points that pundits and politicians who claim there is an “economy recovery” point to is jobs created. Please tell me, what good is a job if it can’t earn you a roof over your head?
Welcome to the Oligarch Recovery.


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