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The current unemployment rate has dipped all the way down to 3.7%. This is because so many Americans have fallen completely out of the labor market. There are now 95.9 million people not in the labor force, an increase of 6.1 million from April 2013. About 55 million of those not in the labor force are between the ages of 18 and 65. The labor participation rate is down to 62.9% and shows no signs of rebounding to a healthy level.
Many people believe that since they are not tech workers, what is happening in the tech industry via ageism and companies like InfoSys, Tata and Cognizant, among others who refuse to hire Americans in America will not happen to them.
They are mistaken.
If you look at the last column to the right, you will see that 59.53% of all H-1B applications were for Computer and Mathematical Jobs.
But, if you will dig deeper, you quickly realize that:
- 9.29% were for Business and Financial Operations.
- 7.83% were for Architecture and Engineering
- 5.79% were for Life, Physical and Social Science
- 5.19% were for Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
- 4.24% were for Management
Add all of that together and you quickly realize that 91.87% of all H-1B applications from 2009 till 2015 were for 21.33% of the total jobs America had in 2015
Some will say that this does not matter because there are still 78.67% of jobs remaining in America.
And to an extent, they are right if they do not want to build a better life for themselves other than the one they were born in too.
Simply because, if you study 5th column in that spreadsheet, you quickly realize those are the best paying jobs that America had in 2015 and the ones that you need if you want to afford the finer things in life like a house, car, etc.
Infosys in May 2017 said it would hire 10,000 American workers by 2019 and the company has already hired over 6,200 of them since it made this people announcement.
Infosys’ investment in Texas reinforces the company’s commitment to driving digital transformation for American enterprises by leveraging local talent alongside the best global talent. These new Texas employees will include recent graduates from the state’s prestigious network of colleges, universities and community colleges who will benefit from upskilling through Infosys’ world-class training curriculum, said the company here on Wednesday.
Pravin Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Infosys said, “Digital is rapidly changing every industry, and our new innovation and tech hubs will allow us to co-locate, co-innovate and co-create alongside our clients.”
Commenting on this development, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said, “Infosys’ expanded investment in Texas is fantastic news for our state and will provide Texans with the training and skills they need to compete in today’s technology-driven economy. Every Texan should have the opportunity to advance economically, and we thank Infosys for helping even more Texans become part of the workforce for the future.”
Joyner focuses on Global Teachers Research and Resources, a Jonesboro company that brings teachers to Georgia and is the target of a federal investigation into alleged unfair labor practices. The chief operating officer is state Rep. Mike Glanton, D-Jonesboro, a member of the House Education Committee.
DeKalb’s reliance on foreign teachers concerns school board member Marshall Orson. It should concern the entire board now that Joyner has detailed some of the questionable practices.
He found Global teachers without jobs were made to pay expenses federal visa regulations require employers to pay. And some teachers told Joyner they pay an “administrative fee” — up to 10 percent — out of their paycheck to company, which also receives between $10,000 and $11,500 per teacher from school districts every year.