The Outsourcing Report: Exporting America's Future
The Outsourcing Report is a series of hard-hitting investigative segments that examine the who, what and why of the current wave of job outsourcing from the U.S. to foreign shores. A Link TV and Working Group original production, The Outsourcing Report reveals new trends, examines the human costs, and updates Americans on the latest wave of job losses. More critically, this series looks at the underlying policies that encourage outsourcing, the politics behind the job giveaways, and profiles the activists, business and political efforts to keep high skilled employment in the U.S.
The Trouble With Outsourcing
Read a report by the National Academy of Public Administration on offshoring jobs.
American Jobs Foundation is an advocacy group mobilizing a
campaign about outsourcing.
The Upside of Outsourcing?
Catherine Mann's well-known study on IT offshoring is available online.
Offshore to Homeshore
Visit the Department of Agriculture website to learn which company handles the food stamp call center in your state.
The National Labor Committee aims to help defend the human rights of workers in the global economy.
Business leaders interested in anti-sweatshop labor practices can find information and support at the Fair Labor Association website.
The AFL-CIO also has resources on sweatshops and Wal-Mart.
Responsible Shopper alerts the public
about the social and environmental impact of major corporations, and
provides “opportunities for consumers and investors to vote with their
dollars for change.”
United Students Against Sweatshops
Behind the Label
No Sweat Apparel
Visit the Air Transport Association of America website.
Read the International Association of Machinists Transportation General Vice President Robert Roach, Jr.’s testimony at a congressional hearing about aviation safety.
The travel section of consumeraffairs.com has a comprehensive list of articles.Read the NTSB report on the Air Midwest crash.
Speak out to the FAA:
Call: 1-800-255-1111 or 1-866-TELL-FAA
Make yourself heard by the Department of Transportation:
For all these issues, contact your elected Congressional Representatives and Senators:
Contact your Congressperson in the House of Representatives (official government site)
Contact your U.S. Senator (official government site)
Congressional Email Directory (private -includes senators)