Jobs outsourcing: fire in the hole

Gordon, Edward E.
February 2004
Employee Benefit News;Feb2004, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p9
Looks at the growth of outsourcing high-wage jobs and the implications for a job recovery in the U.S. Reason U.S.-based semiconductor giant, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. set up its first non-U. S. microprocessor factory in Dresden, Germany; Comments from Joe Charles of Charles Industries Ltd., a telecom equipment business in Chicago, Illinois; Disadvantage of foreign direct investment.


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