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Old 09-29-2013, 10:49 AM
 
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Our wonderful 'do nothing' president just can't help from helping corporate CEOs (1%) at the expense of the middle class worker (99%).

Computerworld - Some state governments are willing to hire offshore IT service providers to work on healthcare IT projects under controversial contracts that donít bar use of temporary foreign labor, or workers on H-1B visas.

Two multimillion-dollar government healthcare IT projects, one in Illinois and the other in the District of Columbia, illustrate whatís going on.

In Illinois, Cognizant was awarded a $74.1 million contract in June to upgrade the stateís Medicaid systems to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.

In January, the District of Columbia awarded Infosys a $49.5 million contract to develop a health benefit exchange and replace its Medicaid and eligibility systems.

H-1B workers in line for Obamacare work - BlackListedNews.com
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Old 09-29-2013, 10:51 AM
 
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I'm surprised O hasn't designated those jobs for Islamists.
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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One state even hired Infosys to bring in programmers.
Infosys is an IT contractor headquartered in Bangalore India !!
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:04 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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One state even hired Infosys to bring in programmers.
Infosys is an IT contractor headquartered in Bangalore India !!
Near 15,000 US IT workers fired since June and they are bringing in H1-B's to do the work.
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:33 PM
 
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Low bid is low bid. Bush did more damage to the IT industry than Obama will ever do. Even if an American company gets the contract, it doesn't mean Americans will get the jobs. During the 2000's we lost 100,000s of IT jobs and no one cared. I watched one company, where IBM won the contract, emptied an entire three floor building and replace them all with people in India. About a dozen showed up in the US to facilitate their parts of their contract. People tout H1B's all the time as the big danger now. But most don't know about the L-1 visa program that allowed IBM to outsource an entire building to another country and send some the employees to the US.

http://www.murthy.com/worker/l-1-visas-statuses/l-1-blanket/
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:38 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Low bid is low bid. Bush did more damage to the IT industry than Obama will ever do. Even if an American company gets the contract, it doesn't mean Americans will get the jobs. During the 2000's we lost 100,000s of IT jobs and no one cared. I watched one company, where IBM won the contract, emptied an entire three floor building and replace them all with people in India. About a dozen showed up in the US to facilitate their parts of their contract. People tout H1B's all the time as the big danger now. But most don't know about the L-1 visa program that allowed IBM to outsource an entire building to another country and send some the employees to the US.

http://www.murthy.com/worker/l-1-visas-statuses/l-1-blanket/
Totally agree. The government even goes with the lowest cost and then go in front of the TV and declare that they are working on getting jobs created for Americans.

All a bunch of hypocrites, all of them.
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:46 PM
 
Location: Land Of Moose, Blueberries, and Chickadees
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Our wonderful 'do nothing' president just can't help from helping corporate CEOs (1%) at the expense of the middle class worker (99%).

Computerworld - Some state governments are willing to hire offshore IT service providers to work on healthcare IT projects under controversial contracts that donít bar use of temporary foreign labor, or workers on H-1B visas.

Two multimillion-dollar government healthcare IT projects, one in Illinois and the other in the District of Columbia, illustrate whatís going on.

In Illinois, Cognizant was awarded a $74.1 million contract in June to upgrade the stateís Medicaid systems to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.

In January, the District of Columbia awarded Infosys a $49.5 million contract to develop a health benefit exchange and replace its Medicaid and eligibility systems.

H-1B workers in line for Obamacare work - BlackListedNews.com
Well, the Dems are always preaching about how they support the poor.....I guess it's just not the poor in THIS country.
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:47 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Well, the Dems are always preaching about how they support the poor.....I guess it's just not the poor in THIS country.
H1-B workers are not the poor. IT workers in India are paid well enough to hire drivers and maids and have all the latest techno gadgets
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:52 PM
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With or without Obama, with or without the ACA, the IT jobs will continue to be outsourced. For some strange reason Canada has been able to increase their IT employment, but we are losing ours. Canadians make more though, so American companies can't just be transferring operations to Canada.
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Old 09-29-2013, 05:54 PM
 
Location: Land Of Moose, Blueberries, and Chickadees
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H1-B workers are not the poor. IT workers in India are paid well enough to hire drivers and maids and have all the latest techno gadgets
LOL! You only think in the here and now....think ahead, and try again.
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