Students are facing a tough job market at the same time as public utilities are bracing for a wave of retirements. In Los Angeles, schools and industry are working to make a match. Amanda Becker reports.
A new health bill would help give mandated sick leave to the 40 percent of California employees without it. Health groups say focusing on prevention of illness could help lower health care costs. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Looking to laugh off those Monday office blues? Host Kai Ryssdal talks with author John Austin about his office-prank guidebook, "Cubicle Warfare." And the Marketplace staff tries out a few of the gags.
There are a lot of places in this country where the season for fun in the sun can be kind of short. Colorado is one of them. So to truly enjoy the great outdoors you might want to hop in a Jeep with Roger Kirby.
The Federal minimum wage has gone up 70 cents today to $6.55 an hour, which is still behind the wage level of two dozen states. Renita Jablonski explores what questions arise from the wage increase in a slow economy.