Disney: Layoffs, then Foreign Replacements

business_ethics_highlights_2From an abstract ethical point of view, foreigners are just as important and worthy as Americans. On the other hand, politicians don’t have abstract ethical obligations, they have concrete ones to a particular citizenry. So do they have an obligation to stop companies like Disney from replacing American workers with temporary foreign workers? >>>

LINK: Pink Slips at Disney. But First, Training Foreign Replacements.

… about 250 Disney employees were told in late October that they would be laid off. Many of their jobs were transferred to immigrants on temporary visas for highly skilled technical workers, who were brought in by an outsourcing firm based in India. Over the next three months, some Disney employees were required to train their replacements to do the jobs they had lost…..

What do you think?


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