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Whitepaper: Outsourcing: Meeting The Challenges Without Destroying The Benefits

by United States SenateJan 01, 2008

The benefits of outsourcing are well documented. Less documented are the many programs to deal with the human side of this phenomenon - the resulting dislocation of workers. There are many worker education and training programs, though one that offers significant potential, the Workforce Investment Act, is being blocked by Democrats unwilling to allow the bill to go to conference. This paper describes the benefits of outsourcing and the debate over the outsourcing issue in US.