Training Your Own Replacements

By Deane Barker on April 6, 2004

Workers asked to train foreign replacements: This is brutal.

More cost-cutting companies are hiring workers in other countries to do jobs formerly held by U.S. employees. But in a painful twist, some employers are asking the workers they’re laying off to train their foreign replacements — having them dig their own unemployment graves.

We’ve talked about this before, but back then it was considered a uniquely grisly situation. Now it appears to have become mainstream.