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It feels good to get mail

Kai Ryssdal | Feb 28, 2007
Some listeners liked the idea of a comfortable, alternative-style workplace. Others said you shouldn't treat your office like your home. Kai Ryssdal goes over these and other letters.

Smelting metal and breathing smoke

| Feb 28, 2007
Mechanic Pedro Cordova risks his health in a noisy, polluted smelting factory in La Oroya, Peru. The latest in our "Working" series, which profiles workers around the world.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

Markets start recovery from dark Tuesday

Scott Jagow | Feb 28, 2007
Scott Jagow checks in with fund manager Justin Urquhart-Stewart in London to see what's happening on the European exchanges after yesterday's big sell-off.

Toyota enters Elvis country

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Feb 28, 2007
The Japanese automaker has made it official. It's building a billion-dollar plant in Mississippi. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

House bill would make unionizing easier

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Feb 28, 2007
A bill due on the House floor this week which would make it easier for unions to organize workers. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs, Washington

Workers need stronger unionizing rights

| Feb 28, 2007
The Employee Free Choice Act would make a major change in how workers choose whether to join a union — the first such change since 1935. Commentator Robert Reich says it's about time.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

Airbus to jettison some of its load

Stephen Beard | Feb 28, 2007
After weeks of wrangling behind the scenes, the European plane maker is about to announce its cost-cutting program. About 10,000 jobs are likely to go, mostly in France and Germany. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs, Travel

Growers stung by loss of bees

Sam Eaton | Feb 28, 2007
A strange AIDS-like disease is wiping out an unprecedented number of honeybees in the U.S. Experts predict a pollination crisis in orchards and fields. Sam Eaton reports.

Looking for work with a Purple Heart

Amy Scott | Feb 28, 2007
In Fort Dix, N.J., the government is holding a career fair today for soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Jobs

CBS tries to play YouTube's game

Janet Babin | Feb 28, 2007
As part of its coverage of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, the network is inviting fans to post videos on its website. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports