A week of conversations with people who've lost jobs and tried to find new ones, sometimes drastically reworking their lives.
In our final RE:WORKING show, Sean Cole brings us the stories of day laborers as they repair homes that were flooded and damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
After his job was eliminated, Dominick Brocato spent two years looking for work.
Deborah Troutman laid off her husband.
Eric Glatt secured a glamorous Hollywood internship, worked for free, and ended up suing the company.
Paul Fichter designs and makes beer taps.
Todd Melby takes us on an audio tour of the boom towns in the oil fields of North Dakota.
Javorn Drummond was working in a North Carolina pork slaughterhouse when he heard about a job as a contractor in Afghanistan.
Bridgette Lacy lost her government job and created a new career for herself.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
Christine Myrick lost her high-level management position with the government in Kansas City, Missouri, and now works an entry-level job at a bank.
Dick begins the week with author DW Gibson, whose book, 'Not Working,' introduces us to unemployed men and women and their stories.
Bruce Cochrane sold his family's furniture factorywhen he realized he could not compete with the low-priced furniture coming from Asia.
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