Strength Through Globalization

Solso, Tim
October 2005
Indiana Business Magazine;Oct2005, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p48
The article focuses on the need for lawmakers to create policies that promote free trade. Still, businesses must recognize that globalization will have a negative impact on some U.S. workers, companies and communities. Improved job-retraining programs and better severance packages for displaced workers must be implemented. Issues on U.S. immigration policies in relation to foreign businesses were discussed.


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