Category: World

Verizon Sends Employees to Infosys with a Timebomb Tied

Whatever may be the numbers involved, the fact stands that Infosys cannot accommodate larger onsite pool of employees as all Indian companies usually have less than 10% as onsite to offshore ratio.

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Forced Resignation – A Brilliant Short Film

Inspired by true events, ‘humanRESOURCES’ is an independent film. The IT/corporate industry is an unpredictable playground in India where the people can be just seen as resources than mere Human beings with emotions. The film takes one such incident where things take a U-turn for the employees, during a tough time for a corporate company.

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Verizon Infosys Deal – What is Wrong in Terming it Slave Trade?

Yes, you heard it correct and I am also the part of slave group. I am also in Information technology sector for more than 50% of my life. I am resisting the slavery act upon me and I know the risk associated with it. I feel calling myself as slave is far better than living even without knowing I am a slave.

 

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Verizon Infosys Slave Trade : US Employees Worst Affected

“This is complete slave trade for the employees in USA. To avoid paying severance package, retirement medical benefits etc for the employees, Verizon decided cheap trade by threatening employees that your employment will be terminated if you don’t take Infosys offer and also you wont be qualified for severence/ benefits since we are providing you offer with Infosys.

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Nazi Gas Chambers and HR Exit Process

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series IT Life II

As per various reports available, nearly million IT employees will be laid off in next 4 years similar to Auschwitz target of several million murders. People might feel the comparison of these murders with IT layoffs are over imagination.

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Kodaikanal Mercury Poisoning – “Treat us like, We were ‘white’!”

Their factory in Watertown in New York State, on the banks of the Black River, was found to be contaminating the environment. The US and the Canadian governments raised this up, the company cleaned up its mess and set up a similar factory in Kodaikanal. This is where environmental racism comes in.

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Globalized Production increases Globalized Inequality

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series GDP Illusion

replacing higher-paid domestic labor with low-paid southern workers helped support profits, consumption levels, and reduced inflation in the United States, Europe, and Japan. Along with the expansion of debt, outsourcing was crucial to the imperialist economies’ escape from the crises of the 1970s.

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Making Things or Clipping Coupons – Which Adds Value?

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series GDP Illusion

Despite ranking as, size-for-size, the world’s most productive nation, virtually the only productive activity taking place in Bermuda is the production of cocktails in beach bars and the provision of other high-end tourist services.

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“Why You Are You : Nearer the Secret of Life”

“It has not escaped our notice that the specific pairing we have postulated suggests a possible copying mechanism for the genetic material.”

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The World Produces – US, EU, Japan Eat

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series GDP Illusion

despite its claim to be a measure of “product,” GDP and trade data measure the results of transactions in the marketplace. Yet nothing is produced in markets, the world of the exchange of money and titles of ownership; production takes place elsewhere, behind high walls, on private property, in production processes.

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“Extract Product from Low Wage Workers” – Morgan Stanley Economist

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series GDP Illusion

In all of our three archetypical global commodities, gross profits, i.e., the difference between their cost of production and their retail price, are far in excess of 50 percent, flattering not only northern firms’ profits but also their nations’ GDPs.

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iPhone, T-Shirts : Sweated Labour makes US, Germany rich

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series GDP Illusion

The Bangladeshi factory makes 125,000 shirts per day, of which half are sold to H&M, and the rest to other western retailers. Workers at the factory, 85 percent of whom are women, earn just €1.36 per day for a 10–12 hour shift.

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iPhone, iPod – Apple stealing from China

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series GDP Illusion

12,250 Chinese production workers received $1,540 per annum, or $30 per week—just 6 percent of the average wages of U.S. workers in retail, 3.2 percent of the wages of U.S. production workers, and 1.8 percent of the salaries of U.S. professional workers

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Who makes the iPhone – Apple or Chinese Workers?

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series GDP Illusion

What contribution do the 300,000 workers employed by Foxconn International in Shenzhen, China who assemble Dell’s laptops and Apple’s iPhones—and the tens of millions of other workers in low-wage countries around the world who produce cheap intermediate inputs and consumer goods for western markets—make to the profits of Dell, Apple, and other leading western firms?

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Learn from Lenin : Corporates and Finance Capital

“Since monopoly prices are established, even temporarily, the motive cause of technical and, consequently, of all other progress disappears to a certain extent and, further, the economic possibility arises of deliberately retarding technical progress.”

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