Some writers involved in the Hollywood writers strike are spending time away from the picket lines, raising money for people who work behind the scenes but are without jobs during the stand-off. Jeff Tyler reports.
While the film and TV writers' strike is in its ninth week, the Directors Guild is gearing up to do their own contract negotiations. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports what happens in these talks could affect the writers.
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.