Skip to comments.IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is in D.C. urging Congress to save DACA
Posted on 09/19/2017 1:31:31 PM PDT by seacapn
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is in D.C. urging Congress to save DACA
Two weeks after President Donald Trump moved to eliminate a program that protects some young immigrants from deportation, IBM chief executive Ginni Rometty is visiting Capitol Hill to urge lawmakers to save it.
As part of a swing through Washington, D.C., this week, Rometty has met with Senate Democrats and Republicans in a bid to get them to preserve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, from phasing out beginning in March. The initiative, implemented in 2012, had allowed children brought to the United States illegally to obtain waivers so they could continue to live and work in the country.
Weve got 31 of these people at IBM, said Christopher Padilla, the vice president for government and regulatory affairs at IBM, in an interview Tuesday. Theyre in a wide variety of jobs, everything from software development to people in our design lab who do regulatory compliance work.
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This is a big shift from the past. Another effect is that the idea of "the real world" (ie, the business world) is also gone. I remember stories over the years about crazy kids at universities, followed by comments about how they'd be getting a "wakeup call" when they began working and entered "the real world." Well, this IS the real world now, and many of those crazy campus leftists are being indulged with cushy jobs as a political statement by these corporations.
"Business" has turned hostile toward conservatives in many ways, and it's important to remember this going forward.
Go away, Ginni.
The President Ms Ginni is responsible for enforcing the laws that Congress passes. Surprising a CEO of a major Corp seems to think it is Trump that is the problem.
Why? What's in it for IBM?
So this women clearly sends her children to public school right? She lives in a modest neighborhood that is being increasingly flooded with foreigners? She has graffiti showing up on the stop signs near her house?
If Government is the "King", Business is the "Aristocracy." The rest of us are just peasants.
I think they call that corporate social responsibility.
DACA was unConstitutional from the get-go.
Cheap labor of course.
Why does the IMB CEO think she has more say than us regular schmucks? Can I meet with Senators if I go to DC?
No wonder IBM is no longer #1 in computers.
So we are supposed to put up with tens of thousands of violent gang members and welfare parasites so that IBM can hire 31 illegal aliens?
Hey IBM, we have plenty of American "Dreamers" in the hills and hollows of Appalachia. Hey IBM, why don't you check with them before hiring illegals!
Did you forget that you work for the shareholders? Your share price shows your eye is not on the ball.
Sure if you can offer them money or a cushy corporate job if they choose to leave office. Notice how Eric Cantor wasn’t too torn up about losing his seat in Congress; he just slid right into a $3 million/year job set up for him by his “friends.” Which makes you wonder, what was he doing for those friends while in Congress which was worth that much money to them?
So IBM can have cheap janitors?
None of them are professionally qualified to work at IBM.
Plus, IBM has been reducing headcount since 2000.
Who is paying her off to say this?
Engineers at IBM laugh at her.
Same opinion they had of Carly at HP.
No surprise. The Globalists love cheap illegal labor at the expense
of legal Americans who are quite capable of doing those jobs.
IBM: “Weve got 31 of these people at IBM,”
For those who don’t know, they are all janitors and they are paid minimum wage.
Weve got 31 of these people at IBM, said Christopher Padilla
Wow! 31 out of how many? Something tells me they don’t have their priorities straight.
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