SARA BLACKWELL, J.D.
IT HEROES: REAL PEOPLE WHO HAVE GONE THE EXTRA MILE IN PURSUIT OF SAVING AMERICAN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JOBS
SAITJ MEDIA PUBLICATION: Summer 2016
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Sara Blackwell, J.D.
Pay Attention America!
Sara Blackwell knocked on Disney's Magic Kingdom Door with a RICO EEOC lawsuit, she shocked corporate America and IT Workers found their IT Heroine.
It was a bad publicity year for Corporate America in 2015 and 2016. The voters in the political and social media world did not take kindly to widespread layoffs in the technology and manufacturing sectors. Suddenly the word H-1B became known to the public at large. Now it seems like everybody has heard about the possibility of losing your job while training a foreigner as your replacement, PURE HUMILIATION - WHAT KIND OF COUNTRY DOES THIS TO IT'S OWN PEOPLE?
In the year 2015 Sara Blackwell legally slammed Disney for its vicious labor practices. The New York Times published a landmark article on the Disney debacle that prompted thousands of comments. The backlash against Disney continues throughout the country - it seems like everyone has heard about Disney firing of 200+ workers and having them train their Indian H-1B replacements. It was a horrible act of corporate malfeasance performed by a company founded on American Main Street and family values. The Magic Kingdom lost its magic. And when that old magic door knocked, Sara Blackwell opened that door and walked in with a RICO EEO lawsuit that shook up corporate America. Instantly, the IT community found its heroine. We found a spokeswoman who has with passion and a message and a knack for media attention. It was media attention that spawned articles in the New York Times COMPUTER WORLD and numerous publications around the world. Her media savvy included numerous national radio and TV interviews, videos and organized street protest events.
BLACKWELL'S MISSION - PROTECT U.S. WORKERS JOBS
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