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Outsourcing jobs has given Americans low wages and cheap goods
Outsourcing jobs has given Americans low wages and cheap goods

I read with interest Dan Rodricks' column about Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank ("For Under Armour, why not 'UA Made in the USA'?," March 21). What Mr. Rodricks proposes would be a very nice thing, and it is sad more people don't think like him. Mr. Plank and many companies are out to maximize their profits. They put out a bid to the world and whatever low-wage country comes up with the cheapest price gets the contract. There is no concern about helping out people in this country. The only concern is profit. We have safety laws in this country to protect workers and also laws about overtime pay and minimum wages. So companies like Under Armour circumvent all...

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