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Seeing gray in the economy cloud

Nov 3, 2006
Taking the long view, and factoring in all the economic reports that came out this week, some economists are finding the cloud around what some politicians might consider a silver lining. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

What's not to learn?

Nov 3, 2006
With more Americans sporting college degrees, what can you do to put yourself ahead of the pack? Well, keep learning even after school. We sent Cash Peters to the Learning Annex to do exactly that.
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Wages up, productivity flat

Nov 2, 2006
The news today from the Labor Department grabbed Wall Street's attention. The numbers suggest companies may need to hire more employees and pay them more. What's it mean for the economy? Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Living in cars

Oct 31, 2006
As rent prices continue to rise, even some fulltime workers can't afford anyplace to live — except their cars. Lisa McRee reports on one California community that's trying to help.
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Youth unemployment up

Oct 30, 2006
The ILO's latest report says that 85 million young people around the globe are jobless. Hardest hit: Southeast Asia where youth unemployment has risen 85 percent over the past decade. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

The income trap

Oct 27, 2006
Minimum wage is shaping up as a big economic issue in this year's midterm election. Six states have ballot measures to hike the hourly wage. Amy Scott reports.
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Small business, big downside

Oct 13, 2006
Small businesses are behind the job boom in the United States, but the workforce driving it faces an unhealthy dilemma. Bob Moon reports.
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When is workplace theft really stealing?

Oct 6, 2006
You take a pen or two from the supply closest. Or maybe you use the fax for private work. Do those activities count as stealing? Tess Vigeland interviews David Callahan, author of the book, "Cheating Culture."
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Paycheck mistakes

Oct 6, 2006
Finders keepers, right? That's the rule. Or does it change when you receive a little extra cash . . . by mistake? Sally Herships shares her story.
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The job hunt

Sep 15, 2006
A college degree can open a lot doors, but keeping them open is another story. All across the country, recent college graduates face the grueling search for work. Youth Radio's Latifah Muhammad shares her story.
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