Marketing executive Christine Elbert's morning routine has changed pretty significantly since she was laid off, but she's weathering the storm and enjoying the holiday with her family. Jill Barshay has her story.
Tech companies feeling the effects of the recession are forcing employees to stay home for the holidays. Janet Babin reports on the forced furloughs some companies are making their white collar workers take.
Wages and other labor costs have been a main source of contention in talks about the auto bailout. But the debate is about much more than hourly pay. Commentator Harley Shaiken says the future of the economy is at stake.
A new survey says companies are scaling back on pay raises. Employee benefits may also take a hit in the near future as out-of-pocket expenses like co-pays are expected to rise. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Lawmakers get an automatic pay raise every January, and this year is no different -- but many question whether, for obvious reasons, it should be. Danielle Karson reports it's up to constituents to voice concerns.
The Labor Department's come out with new temporary farmworker regulations. But the rules go into effect four days before the Bush administration leaves office. John Dimsdale tells us what the critics are saying.
Washington's 340 think tanks are hurting from new lows in funding. This could hit more impartial, non-partisan groups the hardest, while corporate-funded think tanks may get a leg up. Ronni Radbill reports.