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Industrial Espionage Case May 20, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - May 20, 2015

" People in Congress Might Think, “If the industry doesn’t care, why should we care?”

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TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) and H-1B May 13, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - May 13, 2015

A major point of controversy on TPP is that it is secret; members of Congress who want to read the agreement must do so in a secure room, without being even allowed to take notes.

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Who Cares About H-1B Visa Abuses? One Stupid American Does!

By: lvanderwoude - May 2, 2015

He is a whistle-blower and former Infosys employee. He received part of a 2013 visa violation settlement, filed an OSHA , SOX, Dodd Frank, and SEC whistle-blower complaint.

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Fury Rises at Disney Over Use of Foreign Workers

By: stisza - April 30, 2015

A Restructuring and H-1B Use Affect The Magic Kingdom’s IT Operations By: Patrick Thibodeau Apr 29, 2015 2:59 AM PT

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More on SCE and Related Topics April 30, 2015 matloff

By: stisza - April 30, 2015

Obama people seem oblivious to the growing perception that the Democrats are ceding their role as the pro-labor party to Republicans. Odd world we live in.

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DOL Refuses Senate Request on SCE Case April 26, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - April 26, 2015

“what really enabled the hiring of H-1Bs to work at SCE was the four-tier system of determining prevailing wage, which makes young foreign workers cheap.”

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Unclear Goal in Senators' Letter Regarding SCE Case - April 10, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - April 10, 2015

"I explained in a recent post, what really enabled the hiring of H-1Bs to work at SCE was the four-tier system of determining prevailing wage, which makes young workers cheap."

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SESSIONS, DURBIN LEAD BIPARTISAN GROUP OF SENATORS DEMANDING FEDERAL INVESTIGATION OF SOCAL EDISON

By: lvanderwoude - April 9, 2015

Sessions: “There is no ‘shortage’ of talented Americans, only a shortage of officials willing to protect them.”

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The H-1B/Age Connection: So Simple to Explain, So Hard to Understand - April 4, 2015 Matloff

By: lvanderwoude - April 4, 2015

Read this for two points in particular: the REAL significance of the case in which SCE replaced American IT workers by foreign ones, and the example of of Cognita CEO Gaurev Patel

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Analyses of H-1B Salaries in Silicon Valley Firms March 31, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - March 31, 2015

Analyses of H-1B Salaries in Silicon Valley Firms

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H-1B CWA Local 4250 History

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.

February 1, 2002- 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.

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.

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!

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CWA Unified Council of Illinois Meeting

Time: 11:00am
Location: CWA Local 4250 Union Hall

CWA Unified Council of Illinois meeting at 3055 Glenwood Dyer Road, Lynwood, IL 60411...Meeting will start at 11 am and conclude with lunch and refreshments.Please RSVP and send in your agenda items to Liz VanDerWoude or Don Villar

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TPP Rally

Time: 01:30pm
Location: 3742 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60618, USA

US Rep. Mike Quigley is one of only a handful of Democrats who has not yet publicly opposed Fast Track legislation that would allow the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other job killing pacts to be rushed through Congress. Rally sponsored by the memb

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Train Days

Time: 10:00am
Location: Chicago Union Station

All Aboard Chicago! On Saturday, May 9th, come celebrate as Amtrak Train Days kicks off at Chicago Union Station from 10am – 3pm! During the event, enjoy a free self-guided tour of the Amtrak Exhibit Train, to learn about the company’s past, pres

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Today in Labor History in 1979

Time: 12:00pm
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

Labor leader and civil rights activist A. Philip Randolph dies. In 1925, Randolph helped to found the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and led the union’s twelve-year fight for recognition as the bargaining agent for porters working at the Pullman Co

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Republic Steel Memorial Day Massacre Commemoration

Time: 02:00pm
Location: 11731 S. Avenue O Chicago IL

Republic Steel Memorial Day Massacre Commemoration On Saturday, May 16, 2 pm, the ILHS will join the United Steelworkers and Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees at the Republic Steel Memorial Day Massacre Commemoration, at 11731 South Avenue "O"

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Today in Labor History in 1912

Time: 12:00pm
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

The Detroit Tigers, playing at Shibe Park in Philadelphia, walk off the field, initiating major league baseball’s first strike. Three days earlier, Tigers player Ty Cobb had been suspended for beating a fan who had been heckling him and the players warn

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Today in Labor History in 2004

Time: 12:00am
Location: Chicago, IL, USA

After negotiations broke down earlier in the week, 100,000 SBC Communications workers begin a four-day strike to protest company moves to outsource jobs and increase their healthcare costs.

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