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View Diary: Bain: Outsourcing IS Offshoring (109 comments)

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  •  Oh joy, they "keep" their job (3+ / 0-)
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    blueoldlady, Fairlithe, kurt

    but lose health insurance, paid vacation, personal days, sick days, employer match on their FICA, workers compensation coverage if they are injured on the job, eligibility for unemployment  and most of the protections afforded employees under labor law since the relationship with the company has changed from employer/employee to a contracted business relationship.  I'm having a hard time seeing the benefit for the worker with this arrangement.  

    •  That's because you are fostering a... (0+ / 0-)

      ...stereotype of what outsourcing is and that it must, by definition, be bad.

      I feel like I'm taking crazy pills!

      by itsjim on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 05:22:49 AM PDT

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      •  Which is to say that... (0+ / 0-)

        ...you are taking the worst possible scenario and applying it to every case. That is just not reality.

        I feel like I'm taking crazy pills!

        by itsjim on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 09:14:49 AM PDT

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