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Feds still tied to last year's budgets

Jan 12, 2007
Last year Congress didn't pass spending bills for most of the government, so most of the bureaucracy is working from last year's budgets and people are feeling the pinch. John Dimsdale reports.
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The cubicle clinic

Jan 12, 2007
Companies want to make it easier for sick workers to visit the doctor's office. Get ready for the office clinic next door to your cubicle. Marketplace's Sam Eaton reports.
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Buzzword: Botnet

Jan 12, 2007
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance -- "Botnet." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Day in the Work Life: The inspiration

Jan 12, 2007
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life' - our regular look at how folks trade time for money - we sketch with an artist's model.
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How to pay for Iraq jobs proposal?

Jan 10, 2007
The President is expected to propose a reconstruction package with more focus on employing Iraqis. John Dimsdale reports that there may not be enough in the budget.
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Day in the Work Life: Water world

Jan 5, 2007
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we freestyle with a swim instructor.
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Labor may enjoy a few more fruits

Jan 5, 2007
In America, Europe and Japan, workers could be in for a bigger slice of the prosperity pie as labor gains a stronger bargaining position. Stephen Beard reports.
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Unions throw down the (protective) glove

Jan 4, 2007
A loophole in workplace rules lets some employers force workers to buy their own protective gear. The Labor Department hasn't fixed the rule, so two unions are forcing the issue. Alisa Roth reports.
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No new tax breaks

Jan 3, 2007
Congress is expected to increase the minimum wage after Democrats take control this week. President Bush wants tax breaks for small businesses as a concession, but Robert Reich says that's just not necessary.
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Job rush on the Hill

Jan 3, 2007
Lawmakers need staff and that means young and hungry Democratic job seekers are scrambling to get hired on the Hill as the new Congress moves in. Hillary Wicai has the story.
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