City should have picked American made uniforms
Date of publication: February 1, 2010
Source: The Bay View Compass
Author: Tony Zielinski
In order to solve our economic woes I have been promoting “leveling the playing field for the American worker.” That is, our economic woes are caused primarily from an uneven playing field for the American worker. In other words, because we have a value system that prides itself on family-supporting jobs, worker’s compensation, social security, providing for the safety of the workers, and protecting the environment, etc., we are being penalized by companies that want to exploit workers for economic gain by going overseas. Overseas, these companies can exploit workers without paying family-supporting wages, etc.
Until we level the playing field for the American workers we will continue to see the mass exodus of manufacturing overseas. With that exodus rides our cumulative wealth of this country...