U.S. Labor Dept: Wisconsin Again Ranked #1 in Workers Lost Due To Outsourcing | WisCommunity

U.S. Labor Dept: Wisconsin Again Ranked #1 in Workers Lost Due To Outsourcing

For the third year in a row, Wisconsin takes home the dubious crown of the nation's biggest per-capita outsourcer.

Every fiscal year, the U.S. Department of Labor releases the total number of workers, by state, enrolled in their "Trade Adjustment Assistance" (TAA) program, which certifies and helps retrain workers that have lost their jobs due to overseas outsourcing.  Although only a small percentage of workers that lose their jobs due outsourcing actually go through the tedious TAA certification process, the numbers are the best measurment of outsoucing in a particular state. 

In the r that ended on March 31, Wisconsin with nearly three thousand workers, tied with Arkansas and Pennsylvania as the largest per-capita leader of workers enrolled in the TAA program.  

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July 28, 2014 - 10:25am

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