Another example of how the Trump and Republican ‘tax cut’ was sold as something it hasn’t turned out to be…
American companies have NOT gone ahead with profits to employ more Americans…
American companies have NOT paid more taxes….
And some Americans’s are actually LOSING their jobs because the 2017 Republican ‘tax cut’ law….
AT&T is poised to send thousands into the new year hunting for new jobs after assigning them to train their own foreign replacements, according to conversations with current and former workers and documents obtained by Axios.
- Many have worked for the company for over a decade. They aren’t being offered severance or early retirement, and may not easily find a comparable job elsewhere with similar pay.
What they’re saying: Sara Blackwell, a Florida-based lawyer who represents Americans displaced by workers on visas or overseas, told Axios: “American workers are tired of waiting for President Trump to do something on this issue.”
- “They’ve gone from great hope in President Trump’s administration, to great discouragement.”
- She sent letters to Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas.), Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, as AT&T is headquartered in Dallas.
- She also met this month to discuss the problem with White House officials.
- The White House did not respond to a request for comment.
- Like many major U.S. companies, AT&T has been shifting jobs for years now — but 2019 was especially noteworthy, as workers claimed that as many as 3,000 finance jobs were being outsourced to Accenture. AT&T denied the 3,000 figure, but declined to provide Axios with its own number.
- AT&T also signed multi-year deals with IBM, Tech Mahindra and Amdocsthis year. Accenture, IBM and Tech Mahindra were in the top 10 companiesto request H-1B high-skilled worker visas this year.