I was part of a group that had been outsourced to IBM from a customer as part of a contract. From the very beginning it was clear that we would be giving a lot up. Our benefits weren't as good. Our ability to bill for overtime changed from time-and a-half to straight time, and then it was removed altogether. We would work overtime hours and BILL - more... these hours to the customer (our former employer), but we would not be paid for this very same overtime. This does not make for a happy work environment.
When IBM celebrated a major anniversary, there was a barbecue. Before our team could attend ... - less