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Congress says: Don't settle for less

Feb 28, 2007
Congress is proposing a wage insurance bill that would cushion laid-off workers who take pay cuts at their next job. John Dimsdale reports.
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Fighting for an end to Airbus drama

Feb 28, 2007
Airbus is hoping the announcement of 10,000 job cuts will end bickering between Germany and France. But unions who want to prevent the cuts will continue to fight. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Jobs
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Toyota enters Elvis country

Feb 28, 2007
The Japanese automaker has made it official. It's building a billion-dollar plant in Mississippi. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs
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Workers need stronger unionizing rights

Feb 28, 2007
The Employee Free Choice Act would make a major change in how workers choose whether to join a union — the first such change since 1935. Commentator Robert Reich says it's about time.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington
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Looking for work with a Purple Heart

Feb 28, 2007
In Fort Dix, N.J., the government is holding a career fair today for soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Jobs
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Off-campus real estate still booming

Feb 27, 2007
Even as the housing market continues its slide, depleted university budgets and an upward trend in student enrollment have built a profitable little investment pocket in some college towns.
Posted In: Housing, Investing
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A better brand of business travel

Feb 27, 2007
Commentator Lucy Kellaway suggests opening a new virtual airline where business travelers could get all the benefits of flying without the hassles.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel
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John Mackey on Whole Foods' growth

Feb 26, 2007
In part two of our interview with John Mackey, the Whole Foods Market CEO talks to Kai Ryssdal about how the company has grown.
Posted In: Economy, Retail
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Keeping that rainy day in mind

Feb 26, 2007
We all know how bad Americans are at saving money. But have you heard about "America Saves Week?" It starts today, and John Dimsdale has the scoop.
Posted In: Economy
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Pay-as-you-go

Feb 26, 2007
Commentator Jeff Birnbaum says corporations are getting nervous as Congress prepares to tackle the federal budget.
Posted In: Economy

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