Eliminating the back-office jobs in the U.S. and Canada and moving the functions overseas is expected to result in cost savings of more than $10 million per year, according to the auto auction firm.
Manufacturing on rebound, but not for all companies
While the pandemic has devastated Indiana’s tourism and hospitality industries, the picture is decidedly mixed for manufacturing—which constitutes more than a quarter of the state’s gross domestic product.Read More
5th District congressional candidates talk trade, job outsourcing
Republican state Sen. Victoria Spartz and former Democratic state Rep. Christina Hale have each raised concerns about outsourcing U.S. jobs, but the candidates say they would take different approaches to curbing the problem.Read More
Ascension Technologies, the IT subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension, is outsourcing the jobs to overseas companies.
The issue has taken on greater importance in recent years as more Americans work for temp firms, contractors and franchises. By some estimates, roughly 14 million Americans are in such “alternative work arrangements.”
Donald Trump's election in 2016 shifted the political dynamic for Republican business people like Mike Braun seeking public office.
Tom Linebarger points to the company’s Seymour plant where 800 employees produce high-speed diesel engines—70 percent of which are exported globally—as a key reason he believes free trade is good for the Hoosier worker.
Mobi Wireless is targeting medium-size to large companies needing more control of wireless expenses
and fewer internal resources dedicated to the task.