Martinez hugs his partner and fellow job seeker Munoz after waiting in front of the training offices of Local Union in Queens borough New York

 
Martinez hugs his partner and fellow job seeker Munoz after waiting in front of the training offices of Local Union in Queens borough New York
Jestty Martinez (L) hugs his partner and fellow job seeker Aida Munoz after waiting in front of the training offices of Local Union 46, a union representing metallic lathers and reinforcing ironworkers, in the Queens borough of New York April 30, 2012. Some 500 people who have waited in front of the offices for a week after the State Department of Labor and the union announced that they were looking to hire iron and wood apprentices were given forms to apply for the 50 available positions on Monday, according to the union. REUTERS/Keith Bedford (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)