We recently shared with you the tragic story of how Boeing use of $9/hr computer programmers from India led to software bugs that caused two crashes of their new 737 jet that killed hundreds. But now the story is getting even more tragic, if you can believe it. Ever since the crashes, these 737 jets … Read moreBoeing outsourced to save cash – but it ended up dragging down US economy!
Kevin Lynn, executive director of US Techworkers, interviews veteran IT worker Ellwood Davis, one of the first SAP technical architects in the US. Over the arc of his stellar career, he led IT implementation processes for the federal government and Fortune 500 companies that saved hundreds of millions of dollars. These days, he struggles to … Read moreAnd they saw we don’t have the skills …
It’s very likely that S386 (the so-called Fairness to High Skilled Immigrants bill) will be introduced on the floor of the Senate this week. It is imperative that you call your Senators this week to voice your opposition. But, before calling, you can read a story detailing all the bad consequences of this bill here … Read moreSenate Bill S386 to be introduced on the floor of the Senate this week!
News is finally surfacing of how the software system of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft – responsible for killing 346 – got so screwed up. Bloomberg reported on June 28th that the software system, which has grounded the jet for months, had been outsourced to workers in India in an effort to reduce costs. It … Read moreWhen outsourcing to India kills …
President Trump unveiled his new plan for “legal” immigration recently. I’ll give you the bad news first – it violates each and every campaign promise he made to us regarding fighting for the rights of US tech workers. Here is an excellent write-up from US Techworkers that outlines how this plan will put even more … Read moreNot so good news from the White House
The No-Tolls CT group has gathered over 100,000 signatures on their petition against Governor Lamont’s plan to places toll gantries on CT highways. They’ve been holding rallys in cities and towns across the state – and now they are planning a big demonstration in Hartford on Saturday May 18. The organizer of the No-Tolls movement, … Read moreJoin us on May 18th in Hartford
A member of our group made a 24-hour whirlwind trip to our cation’s capital on Feb. 10 to help protest against a Republican Hindu Coalition rally in front of the White house. A group of about 60 Indian Visa workers gathered to voice support for legislation that would dramatically increase the number of Green Cards … Read moreCT represents in DC – A few stood against many!!
Our main beef with the state’s deal with Infosys is that they didn’t mandate that the India-based firm hire Americans. This is what Governor Lamont said … The Lamont administration said this … “Governor Lamont looks forward to Infosys becoming a key … These will be full–time jobs for individuals, many of whom live, work … Read morePress coverage from our rally … And proof Infosys lied
Some picture from our rally in Hartford. It was great to meet everyone – and even more great to hear you want to help fight the state’s $14 million deal with Infosys! About a half hour before the meeting. Pat Thibodeau and John Miano Craig talking to the press. Milford, CT in the house! Getting … Read moreOur rally in Hartford