Marketplace AM for February 28, 2007

Episode Description 

Airbus to jettison some of its load

After weeks of wrangling behind the scenes, the European plane maker is about to announce its cost-cutting program. About 10,000 jobs are likely to go, mostly in France and Germany. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs, Travel

Growers stung by loss of bees

A strange AIDS-like disease is wiping out an unprecedented number of honeybees in the U.S. Experts predict a pollination crisis in orchards and fields. Sam Eaton reports.

Looking for work with a Purple Heart

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

CBS tries to play YouTube's game

As part of its coverage of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, the network is inviting fans to post videos on its website. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports

Markets start recovery from dark Tuesday

Scott Jagow checks in with fund manager Justin Urquhart-Stewart in London to see what's happening on the European exchanges after yesterday's big sell-off.
Posted In: Canada, Investing, Wall Street

Toyota enters Elvis country

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

House bill would make unionizing easier

A bill due on the House floor this week which would make it easier for unions to organize workers. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs, Washington

Workers need stronger unionizing rights

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