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Will Canadian engineers work for a box of "CoaCoa Puffs" an hour?  I bet
not.

Scott M Haan  P.E.
Plan Review Engineer
Building Safety Division http://www.muni.org/building, 
Development Services Department,
Municipality of Anchorage
phone: 907-343-8183   fax: 907-249-7399
mailto:haansm(--nospam--at)ci.anchorage.ak.us

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	vicpeng [SMTP:vicpeng(--nospam--at)sprint.ca]
> Sent:	Thursday, March 22, 2001 8:41 AM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Re: Wage Busting
> 
> Are Canadian engineers considered "off shore" these days
> 
> Thor A Tandy P.Eng
> Victoria BC
> Canada
> e-mail: vicpeng(--nospam--at)sprint.ca <mailto:vicpeng(--nospam--at)sprint.ca>? :^)
>  
> 
> 	----- Original Message ----- 
> 	From: Todd Hill <mailto:thill(--nospam--at)tkarch.com> 
> 	To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org' <mailto:'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'> 
> 	Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 6:51 AM
> 	Subject: RE: Wage Busting
> 
> 	<<
> 	Before we look off shore for foreign engineers industry should, at
> the very 
> 	least, expand their selection of personnel to the pool of "Over
> Qualified" 
> 	and senior more experienced American Engineers and High Tech workers
> 	cultured 
> 	by years of experience.
> 	>>
> 	
> 	So where are these people located?
> 	We have run employment ads for the past couple of months and have
> received
> 	very few (if any) responses. 
> 	Because of this we are now starting to look abroad.
> 	I've also talked to few other people in our industry and this seems
> to be
> 	the trend.
> 	I might be naive, but I don't think it is so much "wage busting" as
> it is
> 	too few workers.
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