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CEOs worth every million

Jan 19, 2007
All those corporate scandals and years of relatively stagnant wages for the middle class and working poor have left a whole lot of folks angry over skyrocketing CEO pay. Edward Carr says it's just market forces at work.
Posted In: Jobs

Women don't stay on engineering track

Jan 18, 2007
A British study out today found that the number of women engineering students is up — but not the number of women working as engineers. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

U.S. census: Single women outnumber married

Jan 16, 2007
More women now live without a spouse than with one, according to The New York Times. Amy Scott reports that the demographic shift could change how we think about everything from healthcare to the school day.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Dealing with employee burnout

Jan 16, 2007
Job stress costs employers $300 billion a year — but how do you keep workers from hitting the burnout point? Apryl Lundsten looks at how emergency call centers help their operators cope.
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Solidarity union starts campaign in U.K.

Jan 15, 2007
Solidarity, the labor union that helped topple Poland's Communist regime 17 years ago, has launched a campaign to stop the exploitation of migrant Polish workers in Britain. Stephen Beard reports.
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Oreck departure will leave Gulf Coast vacuum

Jan 15, 2007
Oreck Corp., maker of vacuum cleaners, is closing its Long Beach, Miss., plant and moving to Tennessee. And that's got a lot of people mad.Company President Tom Oreck talked with host Tess Vigeland about the decision.
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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.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

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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