H-1B Visa/Outsourcing & CWA Commitment
Upon Closer Inspection
Dr. Norm Matloff. Latest Blog Posts: Dr. Matloff has written articles (in many cases by invitation of the magazine or newspaper) for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Forbes Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, the Public Interest, the New Democrat (a publication of the Democratic Leadership Council), and so on.
Professor Norm Matloff's H-1B Web Page
The tech industry lobbyists portray H-1B as a remedy for labor shortages and as a means of hiring "the best and the brightest" from around the world. Though I strongly support that latter goal, the lobbyists' "best and brightest" claims are not valid.
Homeland Security Continues To Be At Risk Due to Corporate GREED!
CWA Local 4250/CTU#16 President Emeritus Steve Tisza initiated this website/page in February 2002 as a result of AT$T' s closing of AT$T provsioning centers in Chicago and Oakbrook, Illinois and subsequent surplus declaration of approximately one-hundred and fifty(150) Bargaining Unit jobs.
January 24, 2002 - AT$T's Threat to Our Nation's Communications Infrastructure!
January 24, 2002- CWA Local 4250 President Emeritus Steve Tisza' letter to Daniel P. Burnham, Chairman of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Council (NSTAC) requesting an immediate investigation of AT$T's training of foreign nationals from India.
April 18, 2002 - CWA President Morty Bahr' Letter To US Senator Fritz Hollings
April 18, 2002- CWA President Bahr wrote US Senator Fritz Hollings advising him of CWAs concerns regarding AT$Ts abuse of the H-1B Visa System and of AT$Ts plans to move its engineering and maintenance of the AT$T Global Network to India.
April 24 2002 - Public Service Announcement NBC Refused to Air
CWA Locals 4250 and 4998 produced this (30)thirty-second public service announcement regarding AT$T’s training of foreign nationals and its potential threat to Homeland Security. Commercial time was purchased and the video was scheduled to air on the Chicago affiliate of the NBC Good Morning America Show on April 24, 2002 and run until May 11, 2002.
March 1, 2004 - VIDEO of WKMG/CBS Orlando Special News Report! - CWA Protest At Disney Yacht & Beach Club Resort Orlando, Florida
On March 1, 2004, WKMG/CBS Channel 6 in Orlando, Florida did a 5 minute Special Report on their 11PM News of the February 23, 2004 CWA Protest at the Disney Yacht & Beach Club Resort where the 2004 World Outsourcing Summit was being held. Avaya, a CWA employer was a major sponsor of the summit. Over 100 major corporations, including AT$T and IBM were attendees.
Members of U.S. Senate Caucus on India and Indian Americans
For the first time in the history of the US Senate a country-focused caucus has been constituted and announcing its formation was the driving force behind the move Senator John Cornyn, a Republican Senator from Texas who had visited India. Click on to check if your U.S. Senator is a member of the caucus. If Yes, WRITE and object to the H-1B Visa Program and OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING OF AMERICAN JOBS!
Members of U. S. House of Representatives Caucus on India and Indian Americans
The largest caucus of its kind in the U. S. Congress was formed in 1993. One of their objectives is to push India's economic agenda on the hill. Click on to check if your Congressperson is a member of the caucus. If Yes, WRITE and object to the H-1B Visa Program and OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING OF AMERICAN JOBS!