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Old 02-12-2009, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Queens THE REAL international city
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Okay,

I have a friend who was telling me that he does this side-job at Hunts Point and makes about 75-80 dollars a night loading trucks. He told me you have to pay a small fee of 3 dollars or so and they'll let you work and make some money. He wasn't too detailed with everything since he was in a rush.

I heard about this before however, and wanted to do this so I can make a little money on the side. Anyone know about these type of places? I heard people mention places that do this like in Manhattan etc.

I never paid to much mind to it since I was comfortable with the money I was making at the time. Now, I'm trying to get as much info as I can.

Anyone know or have any idea what I'm talking about?
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Old 02-12-2009, 06:40 PM
 
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It sounds like shape-up work. A bunch of men show up early in the morning and the employer picks some out for some manual labor, for the day. They're more likely to pick you if you've worked there before, know someone who does and show up often. I've never heard of having to pay, though. That would make me wary for any job.
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Old 12-20-2010, 07:16 PM
 
Location: Queens THE REAL international city
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It sounds like shape-up work. A bunch of men show up early in the morning and the employer picks some out for some manual labor, for the day. They're more likely to pick you if you've worked there before, know someone who does and show up often. I've never heard of having to pay, though. That would make me wary for any job.
I see. This is exactly what I was told about. I hate to ask, but do you know any places that do this in any of the boroughs?
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Old 12-20-2010, 07:26 PM
 
Location: bruckner blvd bronx
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i don't know much about this, but it does sound like a great way to get some extra money, if you find out any information on it please send me a direct message? i live about 5 minutes from huntspoint and would love to make some extra cash.
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Old 12-20-2010, 07:31 PM
 
Location: Queens THE REAL international city
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i don't know much about this, but it does sound like a great way to get some extra money, if you find out any information on it please send me a direct message? i live about 5 minutes from huntspoint and would love to make some extra cash.
You got it. If I find out, I'll let you know.
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Old 07-26-2013, 11:14 AM
 
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about what time do you have to be at the initial site to work at hunts point?
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Old 07-26-2013, 11:18 AM
 
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I see. This is exactly what I was told about. I hate to ask, but do you know any places that do this in any of the boroughs?
Hang out in front of 7/11s....you will get day work.
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Old 07-26-2013, 01:20 PM
 
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I've never heard of having to pay, though. That would make me wary for any job.
Having to pay is very common.
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