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LiberalEsto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-19-11 08:26 AM
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11. Exactly
My husband is hanging on as the last non-foreign DBA in his group, but it means doing the work of 2 or 3 people, routinely working 10 and 12 hour days, and many weekends and holidays, with not a penny of pay or comp time for the extra hours.

I am afraid the overwork and stress will make him sick if not worse. And he's one of the lucky ones. His brother, a programmer, has been out of work for more than three years, and works temp jobs for places like UPS from time to time.

Curse the corporate bastards who are screwing every possible American out of decent jobs they could live on.
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  -Your Well-Paid, Middle-Class Job Is in Danger Newsjock  Jun-18-11 07:44 PM   #0 
  - My well paying middle class job left a few years ago. exactly as the article suggests.  robinlynne   Jun-18-11 07:51 PM   #1 
  - See this  Dawson Leery   Jun-18-11 07:54 PM   #2 
  - R&D can kiss their jobs bye eventually, labor is cheaper in other countries, I watched  RKP5637   Jun-18-11 08:08 PM   #3 
  - I feel like Marie Antoinette...  Bigmack   Jun-18-11 08:16 PM   #4 
  - The future America will need no teaches because all intelligent life is vaporizing. n/t  RKP5637   Jun-18-11 08:21 PM   #5 
  - This is why my daughter gave up on becoming a teacher  LiberalEsto   Jun-19-11 08:19 AM   #8 
     - Two things...  Bigmack   Jun-19-11 09:11 AM   #12 
        - And you should be proud  LiberalEsto   Jun-19-11 10:12 AM   #17 
  - nothing new... well paid IT jobs have been outsourced for many years.  DCBob   Jun-18-11 08:34 PM   #6 
  - Exactly  LiberalEsto   Jun-19-11 08:26 AM   #11 
     - Im in IT as well and so far my job is not being outsourced but who knows...  DCBob   Jun-19-11 09:54 AM   #15 
  - I never had a well paid, middle class job and I never will.  elocs   Jun-18-11 08:39 PM   #7 
  - It's been a myth for quite some time that America has high paying jobs in the  Exilednight   Jun-19-11 08:24 AM   #9 
  - I'm considered middle-class?  XanaDUer   Jun-19-11 08:25 AM   #10 
  - It's so nice to know that I'm not a member of the middle class now  slackmaster   Jun-19-11 09:12 AM   #13 
  - Where I work management is actively and openly working to eliminate my job...  Flubadubya   Jun-19-11 09:51 AM   #14 
  - $40K...  rbnyc   Jun-19-11 09:54 AM   #16 

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