Need proof that neo liberalism is designed to turn much of the country into a third world labor slum? Look no further:
Due to high levels of unemployment, call center workers are becoming cheaper to hire in the U.S. According to the head of the country’s largest business process outsourcing company, the wages in the country have come down to match the call center costs in India, reports James Lamont and Joe Leahy of FT.com.
High unemployment levels have driven down wages for some low-skilled outsourcing services in some parts of the U.S., particularly among the Hispanic population. But at the same time, wages in India’s outsourcing sector have risen by 10 percent this year. Adding to it, senior outsourcing managers based in the country command salaries above global averages
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