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For some, it doesn't pay to get sick

Feb 16, 2007
Congress wants to guarantee all American workers a week of paid sick leave a year. But the legislation is making some businesses sick with worry. Tess Vigeland interviews Debra Ness of the National Partnership for Women and Families.
Posted In: Jobs

Closing the tax gap

Feb 16, 2007
The IRS wants to fix the tax gap. Going after uncollected tax revenue could mean more individual audits. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Taxes

Newspapers, spend more money!

Feb 15, 2007
Survey says: Newspapers that invest more money in their newsrooms make more money. Researchers say the media industry's recent inclination to slash jobs to cut costs is not only ineffective, but detrimental.
Posted In: Jobs

Why NASCAR, why now?

Feb 15, 2007
Toyota is already poised to overtake GM as the No. 2 automaker, but USC Sports Business Institute's David Carter says aligning with NASCAR is a no-brainer — and this is the year to do it.
Posted In: Sports

Outlawing genetic bias in the workplace

Feb 15, 2007
Republicans were able to block it for over a decade, but Congress may finally be ready to pass legislation that'll ban employers and insurers from discriminating against people based on DNA.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

DaimlerChrysler talks of possible break-up

Feb 14, 2007
It wasn't a big surprise when DaimlerChrysler announced its Chrysler division lost $160 million in the fourth quarter. But what it might do with Chrysler got investors' attention. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto

Cold-hearted Mother Nature chills NYC

Feb 14, 2007
We were wondering how New York City's snow and freezing conditions might affect people's Valentine's Day plans. Ashley Milne-Tyte went out into the elements to do a little digging.
Posted In: New York

Making a business relationship work

Feb 14, 2007
Imagine what it would be like waking up each morning next to your business partner. Steve Tripoli found out how some couples manage to both love and labor together.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Porsche ready to take the wheel at VW

Feb 14, 2007
An E.U. court official has labeled Germany's "Volkswagen law"— which protects the carmaker from hostile takeovers — illegal. And that's opened the door for Porsche.
Posted In: Auto, Canada

Risky home loans off the market

Feb 14, 2007
A major lender has announced it's going to stop making risky loans that help financially-stretched homebuyers pull together a down payment. That's likely to further weaken demand in the slumping housing market.
Posted In: Housing

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