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OSHA in the hot seat

Apr 26, 2007
It's the agency charged with making sure American workplaces are safe, but this morning the Senate will look at allegations that OSHA's been falling down on the job. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

Chase wants public money for Ground Zero plan

Apr 25, 2007
JP Morgan Chase has said it would be a big part of the post-9/11 recovery of Manhattan's Ground Zero by building a 50-story tower nearby. But now it wants more from the city before it'll commit. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York

Getting canned is easy — in the private sector

Apr 25, 2007
Yet again several public officials in Washington are embroiled in scandal. Yet again they've managed to hang onto their jobs. But dealing with controversy is a lot less complicated in corporate America, points out Robert Reich.
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington

Cash incentives for NYC's poor

Apr 25, 2007
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to replicate a program being used in Mexico that offers cash incentives to poor families who meet certain goals, like keeping their kids in school. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: New York

Thinking inside the box

Apr 24, 2007
Office colleagues wind up buying each other presents for all sorts of occasions. But sometimes there's just not much joy in it. Alex Goldmark looked into gift-giving on the job.

The paycheck's always greener. . .

Apr 24, 2007
Or is it? If you've ever wondered whether you got suckered into working for less than the guy in the next cubicle, commentator Joel Stein has a website for you. And it might come in handy when you negotiate your next salary.
Posted In: Jobs

Maybe she'll just wait for a new face

Apr 23, 2007
Commentator Sandra Tsing Loh tells us about her brush with cosmetics.

Feds on a winning streak

Apr 23, 2007
It's been a long time since federal prosecutors have lost a high-profile corporate fraud case. Newsweek's Allan Sloan says it's because government lawyers have finally learned to explain the situation in plain English.
Posted In: Wall Street

Closing the persistent male-female pay gap

Apr 23, 2007
A new study finds the disparity between what men and women earn in the workplace begins right out of college, and only gets worse as the years go by. New legislation could help close the gap.
Posted In: Jobs

A drive in Manhattan could cost you

Apr 20, 2007
New York City's Mayor Bloomberg is expected to announce a proposal to charge drivers entering busy parts of Manhattan as much as $8 for the privilege. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York

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