Contracting firms sometimes recruit aggressively without disclosing terms of employment in advance. Here are tips to avoid nasty surprises.
By Nick Corcodilos
Two economists, Oliver Hart at Harvard and Bengt Holmström at MIT, have won a Nobel Prize in economic sciences for their contributions in contract theory.
By Kristen Doerer
The Supreme Court says the VA has failed to comply with a law aimed at increasing the number of federal contracts awarded to small businesses owned by disabled veterans.
By Associated Press
The United Auto Workers has reached a deal for a new contract with Chrysler after working out similar deals with GM and Ford. Jeffrey Brown discusses what these new labor contracts might mean for workers and the Big Three automakers…
Americans and government watchdogs are getting their first glimpse at the results of the massive economic stimulus package heralded by President Barack Obama soon after taking office.
Question/Comment: Excellent report on credit default swaps. Did anyone, Congress or the Administration, or the Clinton Administration, ever propose any regulation or restrictions on these financial instruments? Paul Solman: Ah, regulation. The “genius” of these contracts was that they functioned…
Billions of U.S. dollars have been invested in improving Iraq's infrastructure since 2003, but the effort has been beset by problems. Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen discusses his latest report.
After Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast in August 2005, FEMA spent billions of dollars on trailers that served as temporary housing. As many of the trailers now sit vacant, the NewsHour reports on maintenance expenses and criticism of FEMA.
The Pentagon has limited the countries that can bid on $18.6 billion worth of reconstruction contracts in Iraq to those that supported the U.S.-led war, a move that has drawn international criticism.
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