One Giant Global Labor Pool?

Below the boiling political rhetoric, a real threat America's workers face is the potential for U.S. wages to sink to overseas levels

Americans have become increasingly worried over the past year about the lack of job growth in an otherwise strong economy, amid fears that the "offshoring" of white-collar work is a key culprit. This has helped make jobs -- those sent overseas and those not created at home -- one of the hottest issues in the 2004 Presidential campaign (see BW Cover Story, 3/22/04, "Where Are the Jobs?").

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