Another Report Shows Discrimination Taking Place Against American Workers

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Bright Future Jobs (BFJ) released a report last week adding to the growing accumulation of evidence that refutes claims of a shortage of qualified STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) workers in the United States. FAIR tackled this topic in a comprehensive report released last November, and recent academic research has shown that STEM employers use foreign guest workers to drive down salaries and that skilled foreign workers do displace skilled native workers.

The BFJ report details how many leading tech companies are tailoring ads specifically to discourage American applicants. In the United States today, companies are sending a not too subtle message that “No American Need Apply” for many jobs in the STEM field.

This is an outrage, but outrage can be put to good use. Currently, only Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) have spoken out about the rampant abuses in the skilled guest workers programs. Voters must demand that the other 533 members of Congress explain why it is okay for companies operating in the United States to discriminate against American workers.

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  1. avatar

    HEY AMERICA………..TIME TO GET OFF YOUR BUTTS, WE LET THIS GO ON…SOMEBODY SHOULD BRING THEM ALL UP ON TREASON, BUT I THINK THATS NOT TOO FAR AWAY……

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    Americans now for a long time have been discriminated with, when it comes to employment, if you look around you in America, especially in some states, California and states that are so close to the border, Americans are being so discriminated with illegal aliens in jobs, only they had somehow blocked this from being called discrimination! in reality illegal aliens are not suppose to be in our jobs, this is suddenly alright with our employment labor laws! illegal aliens get no kind of investigation, background checks, not like Americans are strongly required to have before our own employers hire them! This it self is discrimination and it is also a big double standard in our employers job practice and procedures!

    Americans who are required to have background checks before they are hired in their own country needs to start asking and saying out loud to our laws to our employers!!! WHAT MAKES ILLEGAL ALIENS WHO ARE ALLOW TO WORK IN OUR JOBS WITH FALSE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, FALSE NAMES, FALSE AGES, WITH PERHAPS AN AMERICANS SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS, WHO DO NOT GET INVESTIGATED, BACKGROUND CHECKS, LIKE AMERICANS ARE SO STRONGLY REQUIRED TO HAVE BEFORE THEY ARE HIRED, SO MUCH MORE TRUSTWORTHY TO WORK IN OUR JOBS IN AMERICA??????

    With any kind of amnesty or legalization America will be doomed, Americans will be cheated out of their country! All Obama did when he gave some kind of amnesty to these illegal children and 30 year old, is thrown gasoline in the fire!!

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    HELP, HELP, HELP, AMERICANS ARE BEING FORCED OUT OF THEIR COUNTRY TO MAKE ROOM FOR 20 MILLION ILLEGALS…………….SO IF YOU CAN’T FIND A JOB, YOUR KIDS CAN’T GET INTO A COLLEGE, SINCE THEY DON’T GET IN STATE HELP, WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO, NOTHING…….YOUR KIDS AND MINE ARE PAYING THE PRICE OF BEING AN AMERICAN………….YET WE ALL SIT BACK AND WAIT FOR THE NEXT PERSON TO DO SOMETHING, SHAME ON US..

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    Shirley deLong on

    The Private Sector is doing fine!’ Of course, I’m quoting! Washington has lot touch with reality! Doesn’t
    take a rocket scientist to figure out it’s time to eliminate Senators and Congress people, padlock the
    doors, send them all home, and put in place a Governor from each state, who isn’t an attorney, to make
    sure we get back to being ‘For the People’. The Governor should know what’s going on and put an end to
    the rhetoric; if not, then ‘YOU’RE FIRED’ are going to be the words Taxpayers use, which should have
    been made into law many years ago! But then, look who’s passing the laws and who they are benefiting.
    Not the Taxpayers!

    Politicians continue to talk about ‘creating jobs’, yet they haven’t the slighest idea of how creating jobs
    works. If they did, NAFTA, CAFTA, and FOREIGN trade would have been voted down! The only jobs
    they’ve created are for themselves, their buddies, and their very deep pockets, thus making government
    so big, it’s bankrupted America! When they sold Americans’ jobs out to foreign countries, stating
    “America will become a service country”, well, you guessed it, the only things being serviced are their
    huge salaries, benefits, retirements, unemployment, social and welfare programs, thus ‘Discriminating
    Against the Taxpayers’, which they’ve done far too many times. Everyone can’t be an attorney, a doctor,
    or a business person, and this means we need the textile and furniture manufacturing jobs that America
    had before being sold out for politicians’ interests. BTW, Sitting on a John Deere, in your home, wouldn’t
    work and neither will the IOU’S placed in the vault by politicians.

    Harry Reid’s comments about cutting the 14 trillion dollar debt with a mere couple billion is one more of
    their ignorant jokes along with, and I’m quoting, ‘this budget is the hardest job I’ve ever done!’ Guess
    what, folks, these people don’t know what a hard job is! It’s time for these career politicians to be sent
    back to where they came from with no salary, no retirements from Taxpayers. Remember, most of them
    became politicians because they couldn’t make it in the private sector!

    As far as Obamacare, this is another mess created to make Taxpayers think they’re really doing a job.
    These career politicians couldn’t care less about Taxpayers future or their insurance, if they did, they
    wouldn’t be “taking” from Taxpayers and “giving” to people who’ve never worked and never intend to
    work and this is obvious in the Medicare programs, the millions of dollars spent on booklets (that mean
    nothing)and you can tell this from the rhetoric. Not only is this ‘Discriminating Against Taxpayers’, but it
    should be illegal to force anyone to buy anything, as is being done as we speak! Remember, this isn’t
    their money! It belongs to Taxpayers!

    I’m quoting “we’ll stimulate the economy with more bailouts and handouts’ and once this what politicians
    call a recession (Taxpayers call a depression) ends, we’ll reduce the deficit!’ A little late, wouldn’t you
    say? Economists and Taxpayers, know the politicians/government workers will never get control of
    anything, never have, never will. Take GMAC and the huge bailouts by politicians to ‘as they put it – to
    save jobs’? Without textile and furniture manufacturing jobs, no one could buy the cars, anyway, and this
    is why GMAC shouldn’t have been bailed out with Taxpayers money! According to latest news, GMAC is
    recalling another 470,000, plus, cars for possibility of catching fire. Politicians say ‘they’re doing so
    good!’ Really? Chevy Volt (powered out), Cadillac (now Chinalac) and debt isn’t being paid as they still
    owe Taxpayers trillions on these bailouts. I suppose this is what politicians call ‘creating jobs, huh?’

    Time Warner, with Pat McCrory and Walter Dalton, debate was quite interesting. NC Bar Association put
    this one on. Taxpayers know the past and what a lot of attorneys, Democrats and Republicans, have
    gotten by with, that it’s time to cut ties with politicians, who are attorneys, Easley, Perdue and of course,
    Dalton, as they’re cut from the same mold and this mold has got to stop growing.

    While I’m on a roll, it’s time to eliminate Senators and Congress people, padlock the doors, send them all
    home with no salary or retirement, since they’ve didn’t have a job when they landed this career position
    that has destroyed America! It’s time to put in place a Governor from each state, who isn’t an attorney, so
    we can turn America back to being ‘For the People’!

    It’s really quite simple, folks!

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      Paul Dueweke on

      Good roll, Shirley. If you want to see a great idea on how we can send these criminals packing, read my Amazon Review of the highly innovative book “This Bloodless Liberty” by David Zuniga.

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      Awesome post, couldn’t agree more. How do we get these useless politicians out of office? Please tell me and I will tell all my friends and they will tell all their friends and so on and hopefully we can get something done that works for everyone not just the top 1%. This seems impossible as most people are still voting for the person that bothers them the least because both candidates are incompetent but are the only ones running.

      I was recently working in a fairly poor neighborhood market as a cashier. The majority of these people could not speak English, sometimes had 4 or 5 kids with them, were on food stamps and would always be able to buy beer and cigarettes. I can’t afford to smoke if I wanted to, but somehow they are able. Why do we make it so easy for people to get these benefits that are abused horribly and are sometimes hard for Americans that might need them (especially in this economy) to get for their children and families. I don’t want little children to starve any more then the next person but please let’s put some brakes on this free ride for illegals. And I couldn’t agree more that these politians are traitors to the American public

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    It really looks like our country is full of traitors.
    Businesses that seek to win by cheating and the lobbyists and “Representatives” we elect to office participating in this betrayal of real American workforce and citizens.
    Traitor is a strong word. Political correctness and the perpetrators ever active to put a veil over our eyes and will to acknowledge and act.

    There are many action groups now like FAIR and Numbers USA, ALIPAC etc that now can and should work in tandem on this illuminated event at a crucial time in our economy and this election cycle.
    And that means each one of us foot soldiers. Yes , me and you.
    What more electrifying facts at our disposal than these to wake a seeming sleeping populace.
    As I type this an ad for Romney featuring “Fact Checker” confronts to refute Obama s latest claims against The Republican Candidate.
    We are Fact Checker now too. this betrayal has to put us out of our comfort zones.
    Help Save Maryland seeks citizens to come forward and speak of their experience of being replaced or suffering loss of their incomes , well being, safety of self or acquaintances or family and plans a powerful means of proliferating the information .
    Come forward and participate in saving this ‘country and way of life we have earned through hard work and service .

  6. avatar
    Daniel Hecker on

    I studied the job market for STEM workers for many years, as an economist at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    There have been persistent claims of shortages of these workers over the decades.
    However, we were never able to find evidence of broad-based, persistent shortages.
    What we found was anecdotal evidence of difficulty hiring experienced workers in very specialized fields
    (in other words, hirees who could be productive on day one). So some employers had to train recent graduates or experienced workers from a related field– a more expensive and risky option.
    In general, employers prefer lots of workers to choose from, and more foreign workers add to their choices . A non-US citizen who doesn’t need on-the-job training, a recent graduate with higher grades than a US citizen, or from a “better” school might be preferable.
    So focus on the adjective “qualified” . It makes the analysis quite subjective. Employers may say, ‘sure there are lots of people with STEM credentials, but there is a shortage of those who meet our high standards”.

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      Tired of Illegal Aliens on

      Statistics are only as good as the sample! And the US government refuses to encourage these employers to hire Americans. The majority of these STEM employees are white males; if the majority were non-white males the ACLU, La Raza, NAACP and Eric Holder would sue! This is just one more example of Obama’s selective enforcement and attempt to eliminate the white male.

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    Tired of Illegal Aliens on

    Anger, frustration, disbelief! Emotions of mine! A good friend of mine enrolled in an engineering program feels the media is making these reports up to keep Americans from enrolling in these program. Americans are being displaced on so many levels (jobs, schools, etc.). Force your electeds, from city to county to state to federal level, to face this immigration demon!