Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Friday, 10.31.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7
 8  9  10  11  12  13  14
 15  16  17  18  19  20  21
 22  23  24  25  26  27  28
 29  30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Jul 30,2007
Clinton may have labor troubles
by UPI

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., may be on a collision course with organized labor over the issue of outsourcing of U.S. jobs and temporary visas.

The front-runner for the Democratic Party's 2008 presidential nomination has been wooing wealthy Indian-Americans who are interested in protecting outsourcing laws and expanding access to worker visas, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

Four years ago Clinton announced that the Indian giant Tata Consultancy Services was opening a software development office in Buffalo, N.Y., and forming a research partnership with a local university.

The firm had said it was planning to hire 200 people but only about 10 work there while the research deal with the state university has failed to come to fruition following three attempts to win government grants, the Times said.

"It's just two-faced," John Miano, founder of the Programmers Guild, told the Times. "We see her undermining U.S. workers and helping the off-shoring business and then she comes back to the U.S. and says, 'I'm concerned about your pain.'"

Copyright © 2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

770 times read

Related news
Indian-Americans back Hillary by UPI posted on Jun 26,2007

Clinton: 'I'm in this to help people' by UPI posted on Jan 08,2008

No stemming the tide of good U.S. jobs going overseas by Phyllis_Schlafly posted on Apr 13,2007

Outsourcing Trend Grows As Companies Cut Costs by NewsUSA posted on Feb 09,2006

U.S. Economy Needs Skilled Foreign Workers by Deborah Notkin posted on May 19,2006

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 3 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?