An article in today's NY times "Last Task After Layoff at Disney: Train Foreign Replacements" explains just how corporations actually think about their employees. Using a front company named HCL America, Disney managed to layoff hundreds of employees and high foreign workers for the same job at lower pay. In addition, the laid off workers had to train the new workers to take their job. (Talk about company loyalty to employees.)
Using the bogus H-1B program, companies like Disney, Fossil, Southern California Edison, and others exploit/replace skilled workers with imported "slaves" who are officially employees of the contractor, in this case HCL America. Hence the corporation eliminates 25% to 49% of the cost of keeping the American worker according to Ronil Hira, a professor of public policy at Howard University who studies visa programs and has testified before Congress about H-1B visas.
In the meanwhile the CEO of Disney made millions in salary last year and the company showed record profits thanks to the fired American workers.
This is just another example of what capitalism and its corporations think of workers, they are nothing more than a cost item and companies always want to reduce costs.
Comments to think about.