>> After that they will be expected to train an overseas replacement worker in the U.S. for several weeks. The IBM workers marked for replacement have 60 days to find another job inside the company, likely to be a difficult task at a time when IBM is holding down hiring. <<
Wonderful. You have to teach someone to do your job, as IBM tells you it has no more use for your services.
Then you go on unemployment benifits paid for by tax payers. All so IBM can make more money. I say tax IBM extra for each job they send offshore or send them to the back of the que for government contracts.
Great for the Indians but bad for the rest of us. Maybe its time I moved to India. Great food, low cost of living, friendly people and some very interesting sight seeing.
And good cricketers.
But as GWB uses an Indian firm to do his tele-marketing for campaign funds I don't see much chance of the US government slowing this down. (as they did for steel, sugar and lamb)
>>I'll cheer for the underdog too. Go Australia!
The southern most state of the US. Part of the new missile defence system (just not important enough to be under its umbrella)
Least our $ is worth something again (>30% increase this year). Pity it has put the loan rate up 0.5% and will go higher next year.