Thursday, July 09, 2009
Pope Says Outsourcing Is Immoral
"The pope laments the decline of the social welfare state and praises the 'importance' of labor unions to protect workers. Without stable work, he notes, people lose hope and tend not to get married and have children.
But he also wrote that 'The so-called outsourcing of production can weaken the company’s sense of responsibility towards the stakeholders — namely the workers, the suppliers, the consumers, the natural environment and broader society — in favor of the shareholders.'"