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Driver, Union Say MTA Bus Dispatchers Need Empathy Training After Menstrual Ordeal

A Brooklyn bus driver says supervisors showed little compassion when she got her period on the job while waiting for a repair crew — and her union wants more training for dispatchers.

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New York City Pushes Toward Goal of Zero Girls in Detention With New Program

The city’s child welfare agency has teamed up with advocacy groups to create a new alternative program to help at-risk girls and gender-expansive youth.

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Embattled Community Board Leader Steps Aside After Bias Case

Richard Lewis withdrew from the chairmanship of Manhattan Community Board 12 following an investigation that found he displayed gender bias.

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Manhattan Community Board Leader Cited for Gender Bias

Borough President Gale Brewer’s office found Richard Lewis removed women from leadership roles. But he’s not going anywhere.


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