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Technology Outsourcing's Next Level

September 26, 2008
Info-tech firms in India are being hammered by lower-priced rivals. To land more profitable work from U.S. customers, they're reinventing themselves, going from data bucket shops to full-service technology providers.
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Boeing Machinists Agree to Strike

September 5, 2008
The biggest stumbling block is outsourcing, which Boeing has used to keep costs down. The union is seeking protections against further outsourcing, which is key to Boeing’s business strategy.
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New Strike Deadline Set as Verizon Talks Slow

August 8, 2008
The Communications Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers had agreed to stop the clock on the current contract's expiration, but when bargaining slowed down, the unions established a new deadline.
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Fidelity Head of HR Services Departs

August 5, 2008
Patrick Goepel, president of Fidelity Human Resource Services, the HRO division of Fidelity Investments, has left the firm. Industry analysts wonder whether the Boston-based company will continue its plans to target midmarket clients.
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Weak Economy Slowingbut Not StoppingRPO

July 18, 2008
The disappearance of jobs because of the poor economy is cutting into some U.S. companies’ recruitment process outsourcing endeavors, but the damage isn’t across the board and plenty of bright spots remain, according to employers and RPO vendors.
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