Indiana Keeps Jobs Home

By Deane Barker on December 2, 2003

Indiana nixes offshore deal to protect jobs: This is refreshing.

Citing the need to protect local businesses, the state of Indiana terminated a software contract it had awarded to an Indian company—a move indicative of growing opposition to offshore outsourcing. […]

Outsourcing to offshore companies, particularly to Indian companies, has raised the hackles of local groups that fear job cuts. A number of U.S. corporations have stationed their technical support facilities in Indian cities.

Echos of the Dell thing last week.