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A Raw, Public Deal for American Worker

sam allen Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 11:31 AM
So someone with a stable job who is very skilled in that position, can be out of work with little or no warning in under a month, and the people who made that decision face no personal, monetary, or professional consequences. Treating people simply as commodities is not right, and while in the short term these types of decision may make a company more profitable, it makes out culture less human. CEO's and managers become callous. Workers become jaded. Families are ripped apart because of lack of stability. I think a laissez faire system could work if we had moral people up and down the ranks, but frankly our culture no longer has a moral code, so the economic system reflects this.

Regardless of the recent pronouncements made by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment continues to decline. 

It’s no big secret, except to the politicians and the mainstream media, that day after day, discouraged job seekers give up their search and are thus not counted in the employment equation. 

From technology and overseas outsourcing to lack of job skills and legacy costs, there are a multitude of reasons that are responsible for this continual increase in joblessness.  However, perhaps becoming an even more dominant factor in the unemployment rate discussion these days,...