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Submitted by Jim_Austin
Jim_Austin (1073454) writes "At a press conference this week, in response to a question by a Science Careers reporter, Scott Corley, the Executive Director of immigration-reform group Compete America, argued that retraining workers doesn't make sense for IT companies. For the company, he argued, H-1B guest workers are a much better choice. "It's not easy to retrain people," Corley said. "The further you get away from your education the less knowledge you have of the new technologies, and technology is always moving forward.""
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  • One doesn't "retrain" white collar workers. Tuition is generally reimbursed for a course or two per semester and then they adapt or you hire someone with the needed skill set. Usually a combination of both.

    H1B has nothing to do with it.

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