Here and Now Toronto | Apr 8, 2013 | 8:11

Corporate Outsourcing of Work

The Royal Bank of Canada is on the defensive today, after a CBC report revealed that the company is laying off 45 local workers in favour of outsourced workers. Ron Babin is a professor of Information Technology Management at Ryerson about the practice.

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