India-based outsourcing giant Infosys is under investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission after an internal whistleblower report revealed accounting tricks and “disturbing unethical practices” that helped make the company appear more profitable than it really is. The complaints were made last week by a group of internal employees, who have extensive documentation and … Read moreInfosys under SEC investigation
It appears that the loyal opposition knows how to play the game in DC. Look at what the Indian lobbying groups are doing to strike back against a Senator, who shut the door on S386. Immigration Voice has been the main force behind every piece of immigration legislation in the last 20 years. Their efforts … Read moreMaybe this is why politicians turn their backs on US voters …
It’s often been said in our movement that the outsourcing of US IT jobs here in America is just as bad for the Indians as it is for the Americans. Sure, Americans lose their livelihoods, which often results in bankruptcy, divorce and the destruction of families. And we’ve spent a fair amount of time covering … Read moreIndians: We are “indentured servants” for US corporations
We hadn’t finished congratulating each other on winning the latest round in the battle of Senate Bill S386 when we started seeing encouraging news about our “loyal opposition” in this fight. It appears Immigration Voice (IV), the group that spent up to $70 million to get this legislation passed, may be looking to fire their … Read moreEven more good news on our S386 win – our opposition is fracturing
For the second time in as many weeks, a scrappy band of resistance fighters lodged a lobbying campaign in the Halls of the US Senate that ended up blocking an immigration reform bill that had all the backing of the big $ K-Street lobbying firms and Silicon Valley behemoths. S386 – a bill that would … Read moreS386 Shot Down Again in the Senate
A network of volunteers from all across the country led a call-in effort to members of the US Senate this week and prevented Senate Bill S386 from passing in the senate – but the fight is far from over. The bill was originally submitted under Unanimous Consent rules, meaning that the bill was going to … Read moreHelp us stop S386!!!
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