Marketplace AM for August 3, 2007
Posted In: Jobs, Washington
Demand for skilled workers is already outpacing supply in the rapidly expanding eco-friendly sector of the economy. Enter legislation that could help fill the gap -- and provide pathways out of poverty for thousands of workers. Sam Eaton has details.
The British telecom giant pulled its ads from the popular social networking site after its ads bumped up against the manifesto of the British National Party, seen as xenophobic and racist. Stephen Beard reports from London.
Posted In: Travel
Northwest Airlines says it had to cancel so many flights during peak travel season this summer because pilots were calling in sick and skipping work. Pilots blame post-bankruptcy cost-cutting measures. But a new deal could make it all better, Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Crime
Two years after hurricanes devastated huge areas of the U.S. Gulf Coast, a federal appeals court has ruled in favor of insurance companies, saying they don't have to pay for flood damage when contracts specifically excluded it. Dan Grech has more.