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Wal-Mart settles overtime suit

Hilary Wicai | Jan 26, 2007
Wal-Mart employees are due about $34 million in back wages and interest for unpaid overtime hours. The error was revealed by an internal audit and self-reported, Hillary Wicai reports.

History of business presents . . .

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jan 26, 2007
Acclaimed director and master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock released his first film 80 years ago this week. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the history.
Posted In: Entertainment

India, Russia still partners in arms and energy

Miranda Kennedy | Jan 26, 2007
Russian President Vladimir Putin was on hand to celebrate India's Republic Day. And to announce partnerships for developing fighter aircraft, exploring for oil and building nuclear reactors.
Posted In: Canada

Wheels fall off at Ford

John Dimsdale | Jan 25, 2007
Ford Motor Company announced it lost $12.7-billion in 2006, which was not only its worst-ever annual performance but the worst for a Detroit automaker. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Auto

China's engine keeps accelerating

Alisa Roth | Jan 25, 2007
Beijing reported the 2006 economy grew by 10.7%, with a total economic output of almost $2.7 trillion. But could China's growth be too much of a good thing? Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

British Airways cancels flights due to strike threat

Stephen Beard and Tess Vigeland | Jan 25, 2007
In response to a threatened strike by its cabin crews, British Airways cancelled all of its flights for next Tuesday and Wednesday. Our London bureau chief Stephen Beard talks with host Tess Vigeland about the stand-off.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Skycaps sue American over drop in tips

Curt Nickisch | Jan 25, 2007
Boston's Skycaps have filed a class-action lawsuit against American Airlines, claiming tips have tanked since the airline started charging $2 for each bag checked curbside. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Jobs

'Gold-plated' is in the eyes of the beholder

| Jan 25, 2007
Consumer advocate Jamie Court says President Bush's proposal to tax healthcare spending above what the government thinks is too much is a raw deal for consumers who have no control over their insurance bills.
Posted In: Health, Washington

China's car of choice? Buick!

Scott Tong | Jan 25, 2007
Scott Tong reports from Marketplace's new Shanghai bureau about an alternative universe in China's auto industry.
Posted In: Auto, Canada

Conversations From the Corner Office: Bill Marriott

Kai Ryssdal | Jan 25, 2007
The head of Marriott International Inc. talks to Kai Ryssdal about why running the world's largest lodging company isn't so different from operating a nine-stool root beer stand.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

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