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COMPANIES THAT HAVE GONE OVERSEAS

Submitted by The Webfairy
Through Sartre's BATR Yahoo Group
Jan. 21, 2004

I live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. About 5/6 years ago, when most of the call centers (AOL, Earthlink, Citibank etc) came here it was said they were going to usher in a new Prosperous Age. At the time the average call center salary with a year or so of experience was $10-12/hr. At the time, rents were low, prices were good and that was enough money to take care of a family. People went out and bought new cars, houses, signed up for new credit cards, got into fashion and Globalized New Mexico thinking they were going to finally get their piece of the pie.

Now, not only are there fewer call center jobs but the average salary is about $7.50/hr. People who used to work for Qwest, Citibank, Intel are out of work and competing for jobs with high school graduates.

There are technically jobs here. They just pay less than the last job you had.

NOBODY here, white, Mexican or Indian that I have talked to is in favor of Bush's plan to let in illegals to have the jobs that "noone wants". Whether they are students at UNM, cashiers at WalMart, supervisors at AOL or the owner of Mama's Minerals.

Why?

  1. How are we going to make sure those people ONLY take the jobs that "noone wants"? How are we going to keep unscrupulous companies (believe it or not, they do exist) from systematically getting rid of everyone they have working their now at $9.00 and hiring a whole bunch of illegals for $3.00 a week?
  2. There are no jobs that nobody wants!!! Why bring in illegals when OUR VETERANS are doing those jobs now? In Albuquerque, they are the majority of the homeless, the panhandlers and people coming around asking if you have work.
  3. What incentive will employers have to pay more when the lowest salaries keep getting lower and lower. The day will come when a $10/hr job will be a high paying job if Bush's plan gets put into effect.

I'm disgusted with not only corporations selling us out but then us bringing the competition IN.

~Essa
Essentially Divine

COMPANIES THAT HAVE GONE OVERSEAS
Submitted by FOLangston@aol.com

  • 3Com
  • 3M A
  • Accenture
  • Adaptec
  • Adobe Systems
  • Advanced Energy Industries
  • AMD
  • Aetna
  • Agere Systems
  • Agilent Tech.
  • AIG
  • Alamo Rent A Car
  • Albertson's
  • Alliance Semiconductor
  • Allstate
  • Alpha Thought Global
  • American Express
  • American Standard
  • Amphenol Corp.
  • Andrew Corp.
  • AOL
  • Applied Materials
  • AT&T
  • AT&T Wireless
  • A.T. Kearney
  • Avery Dennison B
  • Bank of America
  • Bank One
  • Bechtel
  • BellSouth
  • Best Buy
  • Black & Decker
  • BMC Software
  • Boeing C
  • Capital One
  • Carrier
  • Cendant
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Charles Schwab
  • ChevronTexaco
  • Ciena
  • Cigna
  • Circuit City, Inc.
  • Cisco Systems
  • Citigroup
  • Coca-Cola
  • Comcast Holdings
  • Computer Associates
  • Computer Sciences Corporation
  • Continental Airlines
  • Convergys
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber
  • Cooper Tools
  • COVAD Comm.
  • CSX
  • Cummins D
  • Dell Computer
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Direct TV
  • Discover
  • Document Sciences Corp.
  • Dow Chemical
  • DuPont E
  • Earthlink
  • Eastman Kodak
  • Eaton Corporation
  • EDS
  • Electroglas
  • Electronics for Imaging
  • Eli Lilly
  • EMC
  • Emerson Electric
  • Ernst & Young
  • Expedia
  • ExxonMobil F
  • Fedders Corporation
  • Fidelity Investments
  • First American Title Ins.
  • First Data
  • Fluor
  • Ford Motor
  • Franklin Mint G
  • Gateway
  • General Electric
  • GlobespanVirata
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Goodrich
  • Google
  • Greenpoint Mortgage
  • Guardian Life Insurance H
  • The Hartford Financial Services Group
  • HealthAxis
  • Hewitt Associates
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • The Holmes Group
  • HSN I
  • IBM
  • IndyMac Bancorp
  • Intel
  • Intl. Paper
  • Intuit
  • ITT Educational Services J
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Jacuzzi
  • JDS Uniphase
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Juniper Networks K
  • KANA Software
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Keane
  • KLA-Tencor L
  • Lehman Brothers
  • Levi Strauss
  • Lexmark International
  • Lifescan
  • Lillian Vernon
  • Linksys
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Lowe's
  • Lucent M
  • Maritz
  • Marshall Fields
  • Mattel
  • Maytag
  • McDATA Corporation
  • Medtronic
  • Mellon Bank
  • Merrill Corporation
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Metasolv
  • MetLife
  • Microsoft
  • Monsanto
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Motorola N
  • Nabco
  • National City Corporation
  • National Life
  • National Semiconductor
  • NCR Corporation
  • Network Associates
  • Newell Rubbermaid
  • New York Life Insurance Co.
  • Northwest Airlines O
  • Office Depot
  • ON Semiconductor
  • Oracle
  • Otis Elevator Co.
  • Owens Corning P
  • palmOne
  • Parker-Hannifin
  • Parsons E&C
  • Pearson Digital Learning
  • Pericom Semiconductor
  • Perot Systems
  • Pfizer
  • Planar Systems
  • Portal Software
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Primus Telecom
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Providian Financial
  • Prudential Insurance Q
  • Qwest Comm. R
  • Rainbow Technologies
  • Raytheon Aircraft
  • Regence Group
  • Rohm & Haas
  • RR Donnelley & Sons
  • Russell Corporation S
  • SAIC
  • SBC Comm.
  • SEI Investments
  • Siebel Systems
  • Sikorsky
  • Solectron
  • Sovereign Bancorp
  • Sprint
  • Sprint PCS
  • State Farm Insurance
  • State Street
  • StorageTek
  • SunTrust Banks
  • SurePrep
  • The Sutherland Group
  • Sykes Enterprises
  • Synygy T
  • Target
  • Tecumseh
  • Telcordia
  • TeleTech
  • Texas Inst.
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
  • Time Warner
  • Triquint Semiconductor
  • TRW Automotive
  • Tyco Electronics
  • Tyco Intl. U
  • Unisys
  • United Online
  • United Tech. V
  • VA Software
  • Veritas
  • Verizon W
  • Wachovia Bank
  • Washington Group Intl.
  • Washington Mutual
  • WellChoice
  • West Corporation Y
  • Yahoo

(Webmasters Comments:

Numerous companies are having so many problems with this "outsourcing" they are actually considering bringing the jobs home. As I have to deal with all too many call centers, the only ones who are actually doing a good job are in the call centers in Ontario, Canada. They at least are able to speak English.
Dont even make any attempts to deal with the Dell Call centers.)


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