"Shipping American Jobs Overseas: A Hearing on the Bush Administration's Claim That Outsourcing is Good for the U.S. Economy"

March 5, 2004
628 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Hearing Transcript

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Opening Statements

Senator Byron L. Dorgan
Chairman, Senate Democratic Policy Committee

Senator Dianne Feinstein

Senator Jack Reed

Senator Debbie Stabenow

Senator Frank Lautenberg

Senator Chris Dodd

Senator Richard Durbin

Panel I

Terrance Antisdel: Laid-off Engineering Associate, Lucent Technologies, Melrose Park, IL. Mr. Antisdel worked for Lucent Technologies for 35 years before his dismissal in July 2003, when his job was sent to India.

David Doolittle: Condenser Operator, Electrolux, Greenville, MI. Electrolux, the biggest employer in Greenville (with 2,700 employees), announced on January 16, 2004 that it will completely close the plant by the end of 2005, and re-open in Mexico.

Panel II

Ralph Gomory: President, The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Herman Daly: Professor of Economics, University of Maryland

Harris Miller: President, The Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)

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