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- DescriptionCarrier, maker of air-conditioning and heating units, closes its New York plants and most of its 1,200 jobs go to Singapore and Malaysia. Maytag shuts its factory in Illiis and moves 1,600 jobs to Reysa, Mexico. IBM anunces growth and new jobs and then outsources 90 percent of them, 15,000 in all...while competitor Microsoft contributes $2 billion to India's ecomy with jobs. With the pay of corporate CEOs at historical highs and American job creation at the lowest level since the Depression, corporations are laying off blue-collar factory workers and white-collar professionals alike purely to cut costs. Thousands of quality jobs are lost every month, jobs that will be performed by people in China, India, Eastern Europe and elsewhere at a fraction of what American workers earn. For covering this devastating, unprecedented trend, Lou Dobbs has come under attack by both Democrats and Republicans. He has refused to be intimidated, and w he tells the full story, naming names and providing shocking statistics.
- Author BiographyLou Dobbs is the anchor and managing editor of CNN's Lou Dobbs Tonight, a columnist for Money magazine, a contributing editor to US News and World Report and a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist. The winner of nearly every major award for television journalism, Dobbs received a Peabody for his coverage of the 1987 stock market crash.
- Author(s)Lou Dobbs
- PublisherLittle, Brown & Company
- Date of Publication01/06/2006
- SubjectIndustrial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBusiness Plus
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight172 g
- Width150 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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