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Part of the reason for outsourcing is the regulatory and tax environments.
I understand you have no sympathy at all for anyone who works for anyone, but you might get a clue.
not expanding and now building facilities in other countries ... jobs that could have been brought to the US ... what else would you call it? The only change has been the business environment between the two administrations.
They will never understand that simple truth.
It is why it is cheaper to have products made 10,000 miles away, and shipped here.
This company isn't American, and it loved the idea of Barack Obama ... right up until he was president. Then, there was a hiring freeze and the expansion plans gradually slowed and got put on hold.
What it is is a simple contract between the employer and the employee. The employer has labor that needs to be done. The employer has an idea of what it can afford to pay and is willing to pay for the labor it needs done.
I don't out my husband's employer because I don't want to jeopardize his job. It's for the same reason I don't mention the name of mine.
As for taxes, the US has the highest corporate rates in the developed world.
In fact, our budget cuts it dangerously close every month because I'm in my current job, but I keep hoping the experience at what I want to do will help me get a better job when things improve in the economy.
I miss my old full-time job though.