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Old 01-13-2014, 08:18 AM
 
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If an American company has job openings, do they owe it to Americans to hire US Citizens into these jobs? Or should they just hire the best person who will work for the least amount that will make their company stronger and more profitable? Please take my poll!
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Old 01-13-2014, 03:33 PM
 
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Define good job. Little work and good pay?
A business is a business. People open businesses for profit, not out of altruism or patriotism. Best person at most cost efficient reimbursement takes the place.
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Old 01-13-2014, 04:08 PM
 
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If an American company has job openings, do they owe it to Americans to hire US Citizens into these jobs? Or should they just hire the best person who will work for the least amount that will make their company stronger and more profitable? Please take my poll!
Companies are not social institutions. Example, You and your family are going on vacation and you will fly there. Who do you want flying the plane you get on, Person A or B (below)?

A. American - Knows how to fly a small plane but never piloted a commercial plane
B. Person waiting for citizenship and has 18 years experience in flying a commercial plane.

Hire the person best qualified to be able to do a job. It is each persons own responsibility to achieve the qualifications that are needed to do the job that they seek.

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Old 01-13-2014, 06:17 PM
 
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Your question belongs to the 1970s. By opening the flood gates generations ago, America decided to hire the cheapest possible labor and let in almost everyone - even "illegally". If most Americans were against these policies, there would be no illegals hired for any job and nobody would rent them a house. Nobody would buy from a store that employs them, as so on.
But opposite policies were adopted and now we have to deal with an existing reality. You can't wake up one morning and decide you will simply ignore reality.
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:26 PM
 
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well it is a Federal law to have the right papers or permissions to work here, you hire anyone who has that and is qualified, --anything else,, they will come looking for you, sooner or later,,, it is called I-9 Inspections.
I think they need to fix the problem- but for now.. it is law.
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:27 PM
 
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American employers should hire good american candidates for good jobs.
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:28 PM
 
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American employers are saving every penny they can and shipping jobs over seas.
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:35 PM
 
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If an American company has job openings, do they owe it to Americans to hire US Citizens into these jobs? Or should they just hire the best person who will work for the least amount that will make their company stronger and more profitable? Please take my poll!
Let's ask Europeans how does it work in their countries; do their companies hire their own nationals first, or do they go for the "cheapest" and "most qualified" candidates no matter what country they are from?
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:37 PM
 
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American employers are saving every penny they can and shipping jobs over seas.
Can those over seas employees do the same job, have the qualifications? When hiring people from overseas will employers have to pay for Obamacare insurance? Will they pay payroll taxes. Do they have to deal with unions? ...Is it less expensive to hire people from overseas than it is to hire American?
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Old 01-13-2014, 06:38 PM
 
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American employers are saving every penny they can and shipping jobs over seas.

When you buy do you buy according to price or according to "made in"
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