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Outsourcing: America’s Job Killer
Javier A. Arocho
Axia College of University of Phoenix
COM 120 Effective Persuasive Writing
Carl L’Esperance
August 6, 2006

Abstract In my paper “Outsourcing: America’s Job Killer” I will be covering the effect that outsourcing has on the American people. Job losses, higher unemployment rate, and lower economy are the results caused by outsourcing jobs to foreign countries

Try to imagine American’s going to work early in the morning, same routine for over 10 years at the same job. They arrive at their desk to find a memo from their CEO announcing an important meeting taking place that day for all employees. During the meeting their CEO announces that in two weeks their company of five hundred or more employees will be closing for good because they are relocating the business to a foreign country. Now in two weeks they will be unemployed from the job that they gave 10 years of excellent service, and they have to start all over again. This is what happens to hard working American’s when companies decide to offshore their business to foreign countries. Outsourcing jobs to foreign countries create job losses in the United States. American jobs are becoming scarce every year. More companies are deciding to outsource, because it saves them more money. There are people in other countries that are more than willing to work longer hours for less money than American workers are. Countries like India or Mexico where their economical status is much lower than that of the United States. Countries in which the people will work for what Americans call lower than minimum wage and harsh working conditions. There is no doubt that outsourcing takes available jobs in the United States to foreign countries, and many Americans are…...

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