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What is the best way to solve job outsourcing?

Since many economists point to unions as a major factor in forcing companies to place jobs outside of the USA, and these countries do not have this "union factor," which causes their labor to be cheaper than ours is here, what about exporting our unions? At least then the playing field would be more level between us and these countries. What do you think? What would be your solution(s)?

Asked By: wyomugs - 1/26/2011
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
End the collaboration of labor and politics. End trade with foreign governments that have laws forbidding their labor force from unionizing. End our participation in free trade agreements; you shouldn't have to enter into a legally binding, multi-national treaty to trade freely and fairly.
Answered By: CinC Cody - 1/26/2011
Additional Answers (12)
25% tariff on imports, same as China charges for our exports to them.
Answered By: Sean - 1/26/2011
 
It isn't a problem. Use the available labor to initiate new job sectors and new job growth. It's called capitalism and competition. Compete or admit that someone can do it better, cheaper, etc.
Answered By: isurvived - 1/26/2011
 
Pray for a return to a traditional American work ethic and civility!
Answered By: Flags of Our Fathers - 1/26/2011
 
Obama is not interested in leveling the playing field when it comes to jobs. Think about it. What is his preferred type of government? Now think about how he can accomplish that so much easier and quicker if we continue to loose jobs. If he was interested in creating jobs, I believe we would have seen a few in the past... More
Answered By: thewindywest - 1/26/2011
 
1:Take away greed as a human trait 2: Go against nature an erase survival of the fittest.
Answered By: tm - 1/26/2011
 
get rid of the republicans
Answered By: spot the cat - 1/26/2011
 
Government needs to lower minimum wage... More
Answered By: Pearberr - 1/26/2011
 
Estimate the cost for a fine for every exported job from U.S.might be $500,000 for how much it costs in unemployment, job retraining, taxes loss and loss of other jobs since purchasing power a person is diminished by that one outsoursed job that would stop the job going overseas protect american middle class first... More
Answered By: For Me to know - 1/26/2011
 
That's a great idea, they are exporting aCORN so why not. Remember the micheal Jordan basketball shoes that cost $2 to make in China and they sold them for $100 here. Baby shoes like that were $48 a pair. Wonder where the profits went? It's sad that Se. Hillary went to China and asked them to curb pollution and... More
Answered By: R J - 1/26/2011
 
I would stop giving companies that outsource tax cuts. Might even increase taxes on imports.
Answered By: Igor T. Unspeakable - 1/26/2011
 
Dump the unions, which have outlived their usefulness, and eliminate the minimum wage. Problem solved.
Answered By: BAMAMBA - 1/26/2011
 
I do not know exactly what the solution is but one thing I do know for certain.... Plain old common sense goes a long ways. You seem to have a good idea of exporting our unions but it won't, and couldn't happen.
Answered By: lilAudrey - 1/26/2011
 
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