Most government jobs aren't glamorous. You don't usually get to jet around the world if you're working for, say, the Division of Zoning. But government jobs have at least been considered secure -- and as offering great benefits. Read More »
A New York City janitor lost his job after he allegedly offered a high school student "as much money as she wanted" to let him suck her toes.
The janitor, Harley Joseph, was employed at LaGuardia Community College in Queens and fired in February after the unnamed student reported the incident, New York's... Read More »
He's an immigrant who became a janitor, and on Sunday, he'll also be an Ivy League graduate, with a degree in classics from Columbia University.
It's a classic American success story, but not the kind you read much in these recessionary times. Gac Filipaj, 52, came to the U.S. from war-torn Yugoslavia in 1992... Read More »
Ever since Marcel Duchamp submitted a urinal to a 1917 exhibition in New York, under the title "Fountain," many artworks have born a close resemblance to trash. Now one has actually been cleaned up: Martin Kippenberger's $1.1 million "When It Starts Dripping From the Ceiling." Read More »
A janitor with epilepsy is suing his former employer in Mississippi for violating federal law after he was fired for having an epileptic seizure while working, according to a lawsuit filed earlier this week in federal court.
Michael A. Hernandez was working for Harrison County as a floor technician in July... Read More »
The middle school hierarchy is simple. Principal, vice principal, teacher, librarian, teacher's aide, custodian.
And you might imagine that higher pay goes along with more authority. The principal makes more than a vice principal, a teacher more than a librarian and then there's the crusty old custodian. It's... Read More »