Outsourcing Medical Care?

Are employers going to be outsourcing medical care to lower-cost countries? Blue Ridge Paper in Canton, N.C. planned to send Carl Garrett, a paper mill technician, to India for gall bladder and shoulder surgery to save money on his care. After persistent objections by the union, management agreed to back off the plan.

Parks, James. 2006. “First Employers Sent Your Job Overseas. Guess What? You’re Next.” (13 September).

http://blog.aflcio.org/2006/09/13/first-employers-sent-your-job-overseas-guess-what-you%e2%80%99re-next/

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