Posts Tagged ‘offshoring’

May
2016
19

In Verizon Strike Twist, CWA Discovers Extent of Co’s Underhanded Filipino Offshoring Operation

In Verizon Strike Twist, CWA Discovers Extent of Co's Underhanded Filipino Offshoring Operation
  Amidst an extended contract dispute with Verizon in the U.S., the Communications Workers of America (CWA) has uncovered a massive Filipino offshoring operation being run by the company. CWA was previously aware of the operation’s existence, but a four-day tour of the Philippines by Verizon representatives who are on strike showed that...
Feb
2015
6

Knee Trade Agreement: Leak Reveals TISA Could Result in Offshoring of Health Care Services, Procedures

Knee Trade Agreement: Leak Reveals TISA Could Result in Offshoring of Health Care Services, Procedures
  A new leaked document sheds light on the secretive free trade deal, Trade In Services Agreement (TISA), and shows how it could affect the future of health care.  “A concept paper on health care services within TISA negotiations” was discussed by European Union states at last September’s TISA negotiations in Geneva and was eventually...
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May
2014
15

Senate Panel Finds Caterpillar Has Avoided $2.4B in Taxes by Offshoring Profits

Senate Panel Finds Caterpillar Has Avoided $2.4B in Taxes by Offshoring Profits
  A newly released report from the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations shows that machinery giant and anti-union stalwart Caterpillar, Inc. avoided paying $2.4 billion in taxes by reorganizing its company to house the most profitable parts of its business in Switzerland.  The move is legal under current tax law but puts the...
Nov
2013
6

Foreign Worker Visas Don’t Only Take Jobs from Americans, They Expedite the Offshoring Process

Foreign Worker Visas Don't Only Take Jobs from Americans, They Expedite the Offshoring Process
  A $34 million settlement between the U.S. Justice Department and India-based consulting and outsourcing company Infosys is putting the issue of H-1B visa abuse back into the spotlight.  The record fine was levied against the company’s Plano,TX location.   Between 2010 and 2012 Infosys received 6,550 H-1B visas, the fourth highest...
Oct
2013
28

Income at Tax-Safe Irish “Subsidiaries” of US Companies Ballooning at 20 Times the Rate of Job Growth

Income at Tax-Safe Irish
  While much of the corporate tax evasion crisis has been focused on the “Dutch sandwich,” Ireland’s role in helping multinational avoid paying American taxes could lead to the term becoming known as the “Black Pudding on Soda Bread.”  Well, maybe not. But this new infographic from Bloomberg shows how Ireland’s profits have...