Rene Marie, a former bank teller, has been living her dream by performing as a jazz singer. Her earnings aren't as steady as those she enjoyed from the bank, but she says that's the price of freedom. Jo Giese reports.
The new owner of record label EMI, private-equity firm Terra Firma, reportedly has decided to clamp down on costs and control time-honored, recording-industry practices that haven't always been tied to company goals. Amy Scott reports.
Cheap labor may become a rarer commodity in China, thanks to a new law requiring workers to have written contracts. Scott Tong looks at the new job security for laborers and what it will cost employers.
Negotiations between the United Auto Workers and the Big Three automakers were expected to be considerably more friendly than they became. Alisa Roth reviews the year in auto industry news with host Renita Jablonski.
A new ruling says employers can shift health care to Medicare once workers become eligible for benefits at age 65. Some businesses like the idea, but the AARP calls it age discrimination. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Car maker BMW announced it's going to cut thousands of jobs next year. Although the company wants to cut its costs, it's not squeezing its staff because of the same problems facing Detroit. Alisa Roth reports.