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CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 11:56 PM
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110. I just posted about this...many IT jobs...
...are contracted out. This is a huge trend in the tech field right now.

My husband was laid off a few months ago, and he has no problem finding contract work.

The reason that this legislation is being written and forced through Congress now--is that
corporate America likes this trend. The like that they can exploit unemployed workers and
hire contractors--and that they don't have to pay benefits, pensions, 401ks and other perks.

Contractors are better for their profit margins. Since workers are desperate and scared about
the economy now--why not exploit these people even further by nixing the overtime pay that they
currently get?

It's total greed and it's really revolting.
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