Democratic Senators on the Joint Economic Committee released a report this week showing that 15.4 million U.S. jobs – including call center jobs – are at risk of being offshored, a trend that's made worse by provisions in the Republican corporate tax cut bill that took effect this year.
"We've known that wages are stagnant and economic inequality is growing, but the Republican tax law gives massive tax breaks to the wealthy and corporations without the raises that working Americans were promised," said Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee.
The report, "GOP Tax Law Risks Shipping American Jobs Overseas," includes original analysis on how many jobs are at risk for offshoring by state and industry. In states like Michigan and Wisconsin, nearly 16 percent of the private sector workforce may be threatened by shipping jobs overseas.
GOP Tax Law Risks Shipping American Jobs Overseas (U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee Democrats, Oct. 2018).