Disney Workers Forced to Train Their Foreign Replacements End Legal Battle

Article author: 
John Binder
Article publisher: 
Breitbart
Article date: 
11 May 2018
Article category: 
Our American Future
Medium
Article Body: 

American Disney workers who were laid off and forced to train their foreign replacements have ended their legal battle after years of attempting to hold the corporation accountable.

In a press conference with Sara [Blackwell] from Protect U.S. Workers — the attorney who represented the fired American workers — announced that after multiple legal fights, the workers would be giving up.

“We lost because what Disney did is legal. It is acceptable in this nation,” Blackwell said of the H-1B visa program which was used by the Disney Corporation to lay off Americans and replace them with young, male Indian nationals.

In total, as Breitbart News chronicled, 250 Disney workers were laid off by Disney and replaced with H-1B foreign guest workers. Those Americans were also forced to train their foreign replacements....

The H-1B visa allows for Americans to be displaced from their white-collar jobs, and in many cases are even forced to train their foreign replacements as a stipulation of their severance...

Every year, more than 100,000 foreign workers are brought to the U.S. on the H-1B visa and are allowed to stay for up to six years. That number has ballooned to potentially hundreds of thousands each year, as universities and non-profits are exempt from the cap....

 


 

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Video: H-1b Visa Use and Abuse by Sara Blackwell, Protect US Workers, The Social Contract Press, 2016:
 
Sara Blackwell, Protect US Workers, discusses H-1b Visa Use and Abuse and how the H-1b system is being used to outsource and displace American workers. The ultimate objective is to offshore and export American jobs overseas.
 
Sara Blackwell is President and attorney at the Blackwell Firm in Sarasota, Florida, she teaches Employment Law at University of South Florida in Tampa and is a published author. Ms. Blackwell has worked for large defense firms and in defense of American workers for most of her legal career. She recently started a new organization, Protecting U.S. Workers, for the purpose of being able to provide quality, fair priced, employment and legal representation on a personal level.
 
This presentation was given at the September, 2016 Social Contract Writers Workshop in Washington, DC. 

 

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