Sensata http://northernpublicradio.org en Protesting Outsourcing: The Residents of "Bainport" http://northernpublicradio.org/post/protesting-outsourcing-residents-bainport <p></p><p>Reverend Jesse Jackson is the next high-profile activist who plans to visit the northwest Illinois encampment known as “Bainport.” Reverend Al Sharpton spoke to the crowd of protestors based at the Stephenson County Fairgrounds in Freeport Saturday. They’ve pitched their tents across the street from Sensata Technologies, where many of them will see their last day of work two weeks from today.</p><p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:25:18 +0000 Susan Stephens 20168 at http://northernpublicradio.org Protesting Outsourcing: The Residents of "Bainport" Freeport layoffs inspire outsourcing debate http://northernpublicradio.org/post/freeport-layoffs-inspire-outsourcing-debate <p></p><p>Workers at a Freeport company that&rsquo;s slated to move jobs overseas got support from Governor Pat Quinn Thursday. Their also inspiring talk of a hosting a debate on outsourcing.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 01:02:45 +0000 Susan Stephens 15627 at http://northernpublicradio.org Freeport layoffs inspire outsourcing debate