How can we stop American jobs from being given to oversea countries for cheap labor?

With i****************s crossing the border and American jobs being given to people in China or other countries its no wonder more Americans live in poverty. What can the U.S do to stop this and give america back its jobs.

Asked By: altthis - 11/14/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I ts very difficult to find a solution here because this is money for the Big ones and bussiness is cold, thats why so many people were against free trading etc.. The answer its very scary but theres NOTHING we can do. this is just the beginning of the end of the middle class in America. lets start praying
Answered By: jaranita - 11/14/2007
Additional Answers (13)
Answered By: plutoniumsoda - 11/14/2007
get more stores like WALMART around, even though COSTCO kicks more *ss
Answered By: sambucca - 11/14/2007
Employers or citizens cannot solve this fundamental problem, the government needs to step in and reduce immigration and outsourcing back to its 1980 levels
Answered By: ed s - 11/14/2007
Well, we could reduce the average hourly wage to 50 cents an hour. that should discourage some of them.
Answered By: don_sv_az - 11/14/2007
people should stop being lazy and go ask for a job, that's why other peolpe get them because many people want to have a great job and make good money when they don't know anything
Answered By: fireskull - 11/14/2007
Try to buy and do business with as many companies as possible that stay state side. Boycott the ones that go out of the country (yes, give up the Hershey Bars, too, I'm afraid).
Answered By: steddy voter - 11/14/2007
Money talks. Boycott companies that outsource their jobs to third world countries for cheap labor. Goods made overseas are not any cheaper than the goods that were manufactured in the US. Who keeps the profits?
Answered By: ∞infiniti∞ - 11/14/2007
Boycott walmart, or hell just boycott China.
Answered By: Mahmoud Amadinijad - 11/14/2007
Buy American made products. Stores sell what people buy. If more people would insist on buying American, stores would stop carrying so many imported goods. Be prepared for a long search and premium prices for premium products.
Answered By: sshorekennels - 11/14/2007
What a terrific question, one which probably no one has got a good answer for, but I'll try, see what you think... More
Answered By: wotan - 11/14/2007
Our own government is allowing US companies to set-up in different countries with the same tax breaks as here in the US. It's not just cheap labor, they don't have to meet the safety, and other standards set here in the US. Look at everything that has come into the US from China, and the problems that have been... More
Answered By: countryboy - 11/14/2007
the walmart answer is the stupidest thing i ever heard. walmart buys everything from china to get the bottom dollar, if you want to support american stuff, then pay a little more instead of getting cheap made in china junk. the problem is most people dont have enough self discipline to pay $2 more and stay out of... More
Answered By: mnvikes - 11/14/2007
I don't see what illegal immigration has to do with American jobs moving to foreign countries, but if you want to stop them from moving, you should boycott all products that were made in China. Before you buy anything, check to make sure it was not made in China. If you hear about a company outsourcing it's jobs to... More
Answered By: Vitch - 11/14/2007
Sponsored results
Over 482 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $19-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options
The most complete OFCCP solution at a price you won't want to ignore.

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-315