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Why Voters Need to Know About #Sensata

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Dave Johnson

Right now a company named Sensata is moving equipment out of a factory in Freeport, Ill., and shipping it to a factory in China. Sensata will be layi...

Mr. President, Finish by Highlighting Sensata

David Shuster | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
David Shuster

Mr. President, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain from following the lead of Cheri Bustos. In the Hofstra town hall debate last week, you referred indirectly to Bain Capital's reputation as a "pioneer in outsourcing."

Jason Cherkis

Bain-Owned Sensata Plant Threatens To Close In Face Of Worker Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, officials from Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies threatened to shut down its north-central Illinois plant "immediately...

Is This Why Romney Won't Talk to Sensata Workers Whose Jobs Are Being Shipped to China?

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

On the campaign trail Romney says we shouldn't ship jobs to China and should "crack down" on China trade problems. But he refuses to help or even meet with the Sensata workers whose jobs are being shipped to China right now.

Blocking Bain Trucks to Save Jobs in Freeport

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Dave Johnson

Bain Capital is closing a Sensata factory in Freeport, Illinois, to move the jobs and work to China. The workers are camped out in a tent city they have named "Bainport." They are asking Mitt Romney to show that he means what he says about jobs and China by helping them keep their jobs.

Exclusive Live From 'Bainport': Illinois Workers Urge Romney to Not Outsource Their Jobs to China

Democracy Now! | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Democracy Now!

Freeport Mayor George Gaulrapp, who has supported the encampment and fended off calls for it to be shut down, says Romney should get directly involved in the issue.