Surviving the ex-pat tax

Nov 22, 2006
Congress passed a tax increase in May that's expected to rake in big bucks for the government — but it could backfire. U.S. businesses worry it'll hurt their ability to employee Americans oversees. Miranda Kennedy reports.

No. 22 in gender equality

Nov 22, 2006
The U.S. ranks 22nd out of 115 nations in narrowing the economic and political differences between the sexes. Steve Tripoli has details.

Union victory in the South

Nov 21, 2006
Following a three-week strike that targeted Houston's downtown business and shopping district, 5,300 janitors have agreed to return to work in exchange for better wages and benefits. John Dimsdale reports.

Middle-age career change

Nov 9, 2006
A growing number of workers are opting to make major career changes later in life. Tom Kramer looks at what's driving these 40-somethings to start over.

Talent shortage

Nov 7, 2006
The most valuable commodity in the business world is talent, and commentator Adrian Wooldridge says there just isn't enough of it to go round.

Daycare dilemma

Nov 3, 2006
Raising a family often means asking tough questions at work. Like, can I have a raise to pay for daycare? Hillary Wicai reports.

Seeing gray in the economy cloud

Nov 3, 2006
Taking the long view, and factoring in all the economic reports that came out this week, some economists are finding the cloud around what some politicians might consider a silver lining. Amy Scott reports.

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What's not to learn?

Nov 3, 2006
With more Americans sporting college degrees, what can you do to put yourself ahead of the pack? Well, keep learning even after school. We sent Cash Peters to the Learning Annex to do exactly that.

Wages up, productivity flat

Nov 2, 2006
The news today from the Labor Department grabbed Wall Street's attention. The numbers suggest companies may need to hire more employees and pay them more. What's it mean for the economy? Jeff Tyler reports.

Living in cars

Oct 31, 2006
As rent prices continue to rise, even some fulltime workers can't afford anyplace to live — except their cars. Lisa McRee reports on one California community that's trying to help.