When I first took notice of the noise around offshoring (offshore outsourcing), I wasn't certain what to make of it. As an officer in a local chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), I knew the topic was gaining traction among members of my profession, and that some folks were getting pretty worked up about it. I knew that my friends at the National Writers Union (NWU) were taking a predictably aggressive stance against offshoring. And I knew that NWU was better suited, by experience, disposition, and by virtue of being a labor union, to lobby and march,…
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