Workers tell Fed they need more help


JEAN Andre travelled from New York to the stately Federal Reserve Board's headquarters on Friday to tell the people who make monetary policy that he needs their help. He cannot find regular work on film and photo shoots. The jobs he does find pay less.

The Fed's chairwoman, Janet Yellen, agreed to meet with about 30 workers and activists, including Mr Andre, in a gesture of concern for the plight of Americans searching for work and struggling to make a living.

For one hour on Friday, the...

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