Paul Krugman, Charles Dickens and Why American Workers Can’t Catch a Break

By: Monday July 5, 2010 6:30 pm

Rather than argue about workers’ lack of skills versus offshoring work to countries with lower skill sets, wouldn’t it be simpler to expect employers to do something that they used to do? Like train workers?

 

Whirlpool Layoffs Begin: 465 Workers on Their Last Shift Today

By: Friday March 26, 2010 5:05 pm

After a valiant effort by the Evansville community to save the jobs of more than 1,000 people, Whirlpool is moving unabated in shutting down the operations of its Indiana plant – starting today. This marks yet another entry in the long record of American companies killing American jobs in search of cheap labor. And for what? A 77% raise for its CEO, plus $19 million in stimulus funds.

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