Report: Nonunion workers lose pay as labor unions lose clout
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
NBC News: Workers' Wages Sink as 'Domestic Outsourcing' Grows by MARTHA C. WHITE 6/5/2014 -
As in the private sector, government contract workers earn less: In a 2009 report, the Economic Policy Institute found that more than twice the number of federal contract workers didn’t make enough to lift a family of four above the poverty threshold when compared to workers employed directly by the government.the next paragraph is bogus
...Chris Edwards, an economist at the conservative think-tank Cato Institute, argues that this shift toward subcontracting benefits businesses and workers. “A company can’t pay workers more than their productivity,” he said. “American businesses are efficient,” and outsourcing is part of that, he said. “Ultimately, it means higher worker wages.”That wasn’t the case for 32-year-old Erick Penny, who worked for two years as a baggage handler at the Indianapolis International Airport. Penny, who earned less than $9 an hour, found out after a couple of months on the job that before baggage handling was outsourced two years earlier, workers doing his job made $15 an hour. ...
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WI 1848 Forward: The Myth of #OutSourcing - Exploitation
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