Should protections be enacted to stem job losses from global outsourcing?
MADISON As the United States faces the prospect of more job losses to global outsourcing, a Madison-area trade expert says that state and local governments need to enact better trade policies to stop the bleeding.
Bob London, president of GlobalQuota, a Stoughton consulting firm, spoke to about 40 p......Full article >>>
hamber of Commerce.
State legislatures in Colorado, Virginia, Indiana, Nebraska, South Dakota and New Mexico have recently deferred consideration of various bills that would prevent worldwide outsourcing and punish companies that engage in it.
What we are seeing is nothing other than a new form of protectionism that interferes with a technological revolution and worldwide tra......Full article >>>
orld gets closer, there is going to be that huge pressure to meet customer needs in a better way, and sometimes offshoring makes sense.
But the pressure to outsource takes a toll on jobs and industries, and results in less job security along with a trend toward lower pay and benefits, Klonsinski said.
While global outsourcing keeps prices low for consumers, there is no guarantee......Full article >>>
an have a company that is making a product that is on the verge of obsolescence, said Caldwell, a former chief executive officer of Madison-Kipp who has extensive experience in overseas markets, including China. It may be way behind in developing the next generation of product when they are concentrating on outsourcing the current generation.
London sai......Full article >>>
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