Economists are forecasting a modest rise in unemployment numbers, but is it enough to call it a recession? Economics editor Chris Farrell tells Bob Moon the numbers indicate a downturn won't be too deep.
Teens face tough competition for sales and other jobs again this summer. Congress might lend a hand if it passes a bill to pump a billion dollars into summer job programs. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports from New York.
U.S. worker productivity increased in the first quarter of 2008 at an annual rate of better than 2% -- which is pretty good. But the underlying reason is that job cuts required the remaining employees to do more work. Dan Grech reports.
The New York Stock Exchange hopes to finish acquiring the American Stock Exchange by the third quarter of this year. As many as 75% of Amex employees may be laid off after the merger. Alisa Roth reports.
In Saudi Arabia, strict religious laws forbid women from driving. There's talk of changing that rule in the next couple of years. But in the meantime, it's keeping women out of the workforce. Kelly McEvers reports.
After a little financial help from Congress, the Food and Drug Administration announced it will hire 1,300 new employees. It's a big deal for an agency that currently employs about 10,000 workers. Jeremy Hobson reports.
The economy as a whole will suffer if employers don't do enough to attract and retain older workers. That's the topic of a Senate hearing today on what some are calling a looming crisis in the labor force. Jeremy Hobson reports from Washington, D.C.