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Precarious Employment

Conjuring a High-Tech Labor Shortage

Stan Sorscher | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
Stan Sorscher

Microsoft and countless other employers are making a conscious business decision to commoditize work, and turn to the labor market to satisfy their precise demand, just-in-time. But if, as a result, they have a "problem" with labor shortage, it's a problem of their own making.

Cutting Workers' Pay and Benefits Doesn't Help Economic Recovery

Stan Sorscher | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Stan Sorscher

We are told we can't afford social investments. Sure we can. To me, social investment often out-performs what I could do as an individual.