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Guatemala Factory Supplying Walmart and Other US Retailers Stole $6 Million From Workers
Business  (tags: outsourcing, retailers, workers rights, theft )

Freya
- 238 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
- 689 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
- 693 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
- 793 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
- 810 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
- 1127 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
- 1240 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
- 1281 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
- 1417 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
- 1512 days ago - alternet.org
Many large corporations are doing very well, but they are not hiring workers.
US Senator Wants Disclosure on Outsourced Calls
Business  (tags: outsourcing, jobs, USA, economy, joblessness, cheap labour, business practices, translation issues, consumer choice, worker protections )

Rooibos
- 1572 days ago - news.yahoo.com
In a bid to reduce outsourcing of U.S. jobs, a Democratic senator said on Sunday he will push legislation to make companies inform customers when their calls were being transferred outside the United States and charge companies for those transferred calls
IBM Offers to Move Laid-Off Workers to India
Business  (tags: H1--B, IBM, corporations, India, IT workers, unions, outsourcing, economy, PNAC, Republicans, Bush, bank failures, mortgage crisis, credit crunch )

Blue
- 2053 days ago - crooksandliars.com
I'm confused...big companies like IBM have insisted there were so few talented IT workers in the U.S., they had to import them from India. And yet now we have so many, we can send them to India! Isn't that funny?
China's Outsourcing Appeal Dimming - Washingtonpost.Com
Business  (tags: americans, economy, finance, labor, money, outsourcing, world, business )

Claire
- 2201 days ago - washingtonpost.com
SHANGHAI -- Harry Kazazian built his business on sleeping bags that are made in China and shipped across the ocean to the United States, but he realized recently that the math doesn't work anymore.
KIss Your Slice of the Pie Goodbye
Business  (tags: guest workers, guest worker programs, Bill Gates, outsourcing, American jobs, H1-B visa, L-1 visa, American labor, American economy, American unemployment )

RC
- 2261 days ago - prospect.org
A riveting examination of how the US guest worker programs are stealing your job. Bill Gates is America's biggest supporter of these programs, claiming he can't find qualified US workers for his kingdom. Read the truth about this here.
Stop the Outsourcing, Keep I.T. Jobs in America Petition
Business  (tags: outsourcing, Congress, so-called free trade, IT, corporate, abuse, economy, labor, politics, world, government )

Rebecca
- 2360 days ago - petitiononline.com
Please sign this petition requesting Congress to act on the vast outsourcing of American jobs...not just in IT, but everything else, too! Thanks!
 

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