What do folks in Kansas City think about Sprint's announcement today that it is moving job from the area to overseas contractors? Is this just another example of globalization run amuck? Will local taxpayers get a refund from Sprint for all the money local government shelled out to Sprint for the construction of their various facilities?
Sprint announces offshoring contracts
By SUZANNE KING and DAVID HAYES
The Kansas City Star
Sprint Corp. has hired two companies to spearhead an outsourcing project that is expected to send hundreds of technology jobs overseas.
The Overland Park telecommunications company said it has signed contracts with IBM Global Services and EDS to provide software development and maintenance. The five-year contracts should save the company $150 million, the company said.