United Airlines To Lay Off 100 In Houston, Outsource JobsUnited Airlines says it will cut about 100 accounting jobs in Houston in July and shift the work to a contractor.
AMR Maintenance Facility Staying Open LongerFriday should have been the end of the line for hundreds of AMR maintenance facility employees in Fort Worth. However, the company is not ready to say goodbye to those workers.
Foosball & Air Hockey Maker Back Home In North TexasThe maker of foosball and air hockey is back. It isn’t something you hear about very often but a North Texas company decided to save money by moving its operations from Mexico back to the United States and North Texas.
Texas A&M Makes Millions By Outsourcing ServicesTexas A&M University has already received $40 million by outsourcing 1,000 food and other service jobs to Compass Group USA, Inc. and could save millions more over the contract's 10-year life.
Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.
Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For AmericaYes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.
Pilots To Consider New Contract TalksA possible breakthrough with American Airlines and its pilots union. The Allied Pilots Association says it will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday to formally consider whether to re-open contract negotiations.
Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese FactoryMitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.
Hundreds of AA Flight Attendants Taking Early OutFlight attendants must apply by Thursday, and will receive $40,000 in cash. But they will give up all seniority, lose their company-subsidized health benefits, and can't be rehired. More than 1400 flight attendants have signed up.
Judge Finalizes Deal For Some AA WorkersThe cost cutting can begin now for American Airlines. A judge signed off today on deals with flight attendants, and the group representing maintenance workers, bag handlers and other work groups.
Opinion: Romney's Lack Of Candor On Bain Timeline Raises More QuestionsW. Mitt Romney's campaign is struggling to get some simple facts straight. When did he leave Bain? Why is his signature on new business documents in 2002 if he "retroactively retired" in 1999? Why is the sworn testimony he provided at his 2002 ballot access hearing in Massachusetts in conflict with his financial disclosure documents?
Opinion: Romney Should Not Be The Candidate On The DefenseWhen it comes to the candidates’ pasts, Obama – not Romney - should be on the defensive. Obviously, questions about Obama have been unanswered for a longer period of time than Romney’s.
Opinion: The Second Coming Of WDown to the trademark "W", W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.
Opinion: You Weren't Fired You Were OutsourcedMitt Romney's contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don't matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.