How many US jobs have been lost to outsourcing in 2006?
We the people never hear the count on how many US jobs are lost to outsourcing to other countries and more important what our government is doing to turn this trend around. I feel the balance is way out of line and is hurting our country tremendously! I've talked to many others who feel the same way!
Asked By: DAVEIFF - 12/28/2006
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America's jobs crisis affects all of us — from university Ph.D.s to recent high school graduates. Every month produces additional pink slips for autoworkers, radiologists and computer engineers... More
Answered By: dstr - 12/28/2006
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Almost all of them!
Answered By: Jessica P - 12/28/2006
Answered By: avhac - 12/28/2006
It seems to me that an objective of our government is the out-souring of jobs. Part of this "they" call globalization. But I think its a plan to have all of the world economies so intertwined - that there will be no future "world wars". It would hurt the country that starts it, as bad as it would hurt the loser... More
Answered By: John Hightower - 12/28/2006
I can DEFINITELY emphathize with your concerns over outsourcing. I'm losing my job next month because of outsourcing. However, I am not completely against it. Only 3% of American jobs are lost due to outsourcing, and with all of the jobs available, other business quickly are able to absorb those lost jobs. Also... More
Answered By: Tony H - 12/28/2006
Who cares, there are hundreds of thousands of jobs that need filled in the US right now. If someone is able to do something more efficiently at lower cost, so be it, that's business. We are capitalists, not communists.
Answered By: Brian B - 12/28/2006
What is the government supposed to do? All they can do is get rid of this crazy tax system and replace it with the Fair Tax. That would eliminate income tax. In turn, prices would go down about 25% because income taxes are built into the prices. This would help make the US more competitive - because as we all know... More
Answered By: Carpanone Kid - 12/28/2006
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