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Demand for a holiday

Jeremy Hobson | Sep 3, 2007
The very first Labor Day wasn't exactly official. A bunch of workers just took the day off and held a massive demonstration, pressuring President Grover Cleveland into declaring it a national holiday. Jeremy Hobson has the history.
Posted In: Jobs

Taming your office ego

| Sep 3, 2007
Egonomics co-author Steve Smith tells us how to recognize when there's an ego problem at play -- and the dangers businesses face when they ignore those warning signs.
Posted In: Books, Jobs

Will Congress bail out lenders? Borrowers?

Steve Tripoli | Sep 3, 2007
Congress returns from recess this week. First up: what to do about the mortgage meltdown and ensuing credit market crisis. Some worry that lawmakers will be too generous with taxpayer money in the fix. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Housing, Washington

Singing for their tips

Sean Cole | Sep 3, 2007
Cold Stone Creamery continues to give Baskin-Robbins a run for its money, more likely because of the toppings smooshed into your ice cream on cold stones than their other gimmick. Sean Cole explains.
Posted In: Jobs

American workers are most productive

Stephen Beard | Sep 3, 2007
A new UN report shows that U.S. workers produce more output on average than those in any other country. Don't get too excited though; we also work more hours than almost everyone. Stephen Beard has more details.
Posted In: Jobs

Can I really get a ride?

| Sep 1, 2007
In this installment of Conversation from the Corner Office, Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal met up with Enterprise Rent-A-Car CEO Andrew Taylor to find out if they'll really pick you up.

Day in the Work Life: Substitute teacher

| Sep 1, 2007
On this week's Day in the Work Life, we sit up straight and act polite for the substitute teacher.

CDs are still in style

| Sep 1, 2007
While we're still trying to figure out a way out of the subprime debaucle, one investment that many Americans are finding promising is the good old-fashioned certificate of deposit, or CD. Jill Barshay reports.

Divorcing to stay healthy

| Sep 1, 2007
Healthcare costs are up so high that many people are forced to consider alternatives. One option is Medicaid, but many experts say it's getting harder to qualify for it. So some couples have figured out a way to get Medicaid coverage by splitting up. Mhari Saito reports.

Engaged: The moment of truth

| Sep 1, 2007
All year, Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland has been following around one couple, Tiffany Lee-Youngren and Michael Fox, as they plan their wedding. And now comes the moment of truth.

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