Global shift: The flight of jobs

Number 21798
Subject Employment
Source Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
State CA
Year 2004
Publication Date Sept. 26-29, 2004
Summary This four-day series examines the impact upon Sonoma County from the "offshoring" of thousands of high-tech, high-income jobs over the past four years. Hundreds of interviews and data analysis revealed the impact upon individuals who lost their jobs, the county's falling wage base, the working conditions and wages overseas, and the tax benefits U.S. companies reap from moving operations to other countries.
Pages 56
Keywords jobs;employment;offshoring;industry;Agilent Technologies;high-tech manufacturing;global competition;Malaysia;India;employment;trade
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