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Outrageous: Top American Companies Hoard $1.4 Trillion Off-Shore
Business  (tags: greed, tax evasion, outsourcing, corporations )

Freya
- 47 days ago - alternet.org
There's a pile of money hiding offshore. It's true that jobs are also leaving the United States because American companies find it convenient to cut labor costs by moving manufacturing abroad.
L.A. Times: Tech Industry's Persistent Claim of Worker Shortage May Be Phony
Business  (tags: STEM, downsizing, H-1B visas, tech industry, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Google, Facebook, outsourcing, unemployment )

M.N.
- 318 days ago - latimes.com
Many studies suggest that the STEM shortage is a myth. Nevertheless, high-tech employers lobby hard for more latitude in employing workers on H-1B visas even as the supply of homegrown graduates is substantially larger than the demand for them in industry
Outsourcing the Kill Chain: Eleven Drone Contractors Revealed
Business  (tags: U.S. military drones, intelligence, private contractors, outsourcing, Masters of War )

Judy
- 323 days ago - corpwatch.org
Hundreds of private sector intelligence analysts are being paid to review surveillance footage from U.S. military drones in Central Asia and the Middle East, according to a new report from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
Do Not Outsource Our Rail Infrastructure! - Petition
Business  (tags: amtrak, Florida, Senate, Drive Act, outsourcing, Keep It Made In America )

Dandelion
- 337 days ago - action.americanmanufacturing.org
The Senate DRIVE Act would encourage outsourcing by allowing Amtrak to avoid Buy America preferences on projects of up to $5 million. Maximizing domestic content in infrastructure projects means more jobs. This provision would do the exact opposite.
Say Goodbye to 'Made in China' - Bloomberg View
Business  (tags: China, steel, South Africa, pollution, outsourcing )

Kathryn
- 542 days ago - bloombergview.com
Welcome to the era of Chinese outsourcing. To improve its own environment, some Chinese businesses are looking to move their operations to other countries.
Guatemala Factory Supplying Walmart and Other US Retailers Stole $6 Million From Workers
Business  (tags: outsourcing, retailers, workers rights, theft )

Freya
- 882 days ago - thenation.com
A factory company that made clothes for at least sixty American labels, including Macy's, JCPenney, Kohl's and Walmart, allegedly owes Guatemalan workers more than $6 million in back wages and benefits, according to an investigation by the Institute...
So Where Will Jeeps Be Built? China? U.S.? Italy?
Business  (tags: Outsourcing, Obama Administration, Jeep, Manufactured in Italy, Export to United States, Barack Obama, Disengenuous Statements )

Paula
- 1333 days ago - examiner.com
There is yet another wrinkle to the Jeep story because, according to Autoblog, Fiat plans to begin building Jeeps in Italy on the same assembly line on which it builds Alfa Romeos. The Italian-built Jeeps will mostly be exported to the US for sale here.
THE BAIN OF THEIR EXISTENCE: Sensata Workers Go 'Bainport' to Protest Freeport Outsourcing
Business  (tags: ethics, politics, Bain Capital, Mitt Romney, labor activism, outsourcing, society, labor, usa, news, corporate, dishonesty, economy, abuse )

Cal
- 1338 days ago - rrstar.com
By December, Sensata will have eliminated 170 jobs in Freeport, moving production of electronic automotive sensors to China. Sensata is owned by Bain Capital, of which GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is former CEO.
New Mexico Gets Bain'd: Romney Took $2.5M in Tax Dollars and 1,000+ Jobs From New Mexicans in 2000s
Business  (tags: abuse, politics, Romney, Bain, outsourcing, society, money, lies, business )

Carrie
- 1437 days ago - progressnownm.org
Mitt Romney's Bain Capital duped New Mexico more than a decade ago when it set up a Silver City call center, promising more than 1,000 local jobs, only to have it close just two and half years later in a wave of outsourcing, laying off almost 800...
Don't Outsource Local News. ACTION US
Business  (tags: ethics, news, world, business, economy, local news, outsourcing )

Nancy
- 1454 days ago - act.freepress.net
Now even the local news is being sent overseas. Media giants including Sam Zell's Tribune Company have begun to send local reporting jobs overseas. The Tribune Company and other mainstream news outlets have outsourced local news -- to content farms in the
Verizon Workers, Management Dig in for Decisive Labor Battle
Business  (tags: Verizon Strike, CWA, Unions, Outsourcing, Record Profits, Wisconsin, Corporate Greed, Third World USA, ALEC Business Model, Bootstraps, Social Darwinism )

Wind
- 1771 days ago - commondreams.org
"There's tremendous anger in the country about all this corporate greed," CWA spokesman Bob Master said. "This could be the private sector's battle of Wisconsin." Key: "Elimination of all job security provisions and restrictions on outsourcing."
Outsourcing Greenhouse Gas Emissions to the Developing World
Business  (tags: world, protection, pollution, humans, outsourcing, CO2emissions, greenhousegases, ecosystems, business, ethics, environment, politics, news, sustainabledevelopment, technology )

Cal
- 1884 days ago - enn.com
Developed countries have been reducing their carbon emissions for some years now, but outsourcing ofj obs leads to pollution in new plants in the developing world.
OUTSOURCING: Where America's Jobs Went
Business  (tags: business, OUTSOURCING, outsourcing, corporate, jobs, economy, labor, politics, money, government, corruption, americans, usa, world )

Cal
- 1925 days ago - theweek.com
In a globalized economy, American corporations are rapidly shifting their workforces abroad
Why Obama Won't Walk the Walk Against Outsourcing
Business  (tags: outsourcing, perspective, Presidential, international )

Suzane
- 2061 days ago - blogs.wsj.com
Presidential biographer William Chafe believes Barack Obama may talk tough in the United States about clamping down on outsourcing jobs to India, but the president's international upbringing and perspective make it extremely unlikely.
Corporate Profits Return, But There's Nearly Zero Hiring
Business  (tags: Corporate profits, unemployment, outsourcing, recession )

Craig
- 2156 days ago - alternet.org
Many large corporations are doing very well, but they are not hiring workers.
 

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