Nowadays, employers are buying several Yugos with different equipment for
less than the price of one Cadillac that has all the options.

And somebody besides the employer is picking up the tab for the "maintenance
contract", AKA your benefits package.

Paul Nelson
Cell 708-670-6978
Office 512-392-2577
nelsonp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Buck Calabro
Sent: Friday, May 31, 2013 9:43 AM
To: midrange-nontech@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Who's Hiring H-1B Visa Workers? Not Microsoft or Google,
butoffshore-outsourcing firms

Capitalism at, er, work.

Not being an employer myself nor self-employed, the only defence I have
against being treated like a grade 1 bolt that can type is to
continuously sell my skill set - and my platform's skill set - to my
employer.

It's going to take much more than slacktivism to overcome the political
power of big business.
--buck

On 5/31/2013 8:30 AM, TheBorg wrote:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/05/28/h1b-visa-high-tech-workers-
afl-cio-editorials-debates/2367769/


[...]

Policy proposals from multinational corporations often come with slick,
poll-tested rhetoric. It is always worth digging deeper.
And the more you dig into the idea that we need to hugely expand the
number of employer-based temporary worker visas for tech companies, the
more you uncover the truth: This is about powerful companies pursuing
lower wages.

[...]


"Eric Lehti" wrote in message
news:mailman.1667.1365559066.7202.midrange-nontech@xxxxxxxxxxxx...

Who's Hiring H-1B Visa Workers? Not Microsoft or Google, but
offshore-outsourcing firms are

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/04/03/176134694/Whos-Hir
ing-H1-B-Visa-Workers-Its-Not-Who-You-Might-Think


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