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Oregon / Inmate Telemarketing #774318

FNC Evening News for Friday, Apr 02, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.

(Ontario, Oregon: Dan Springer) The increasing number of companies who are outsourcing jobs to prison inmates featured; details given about a telemarketing firm who has set up a call center at an Oregon prison, the benefits for companies and inmates, and opponents’ claims that inmates are taking jobs away from law-abiding citizens and abusing the system. [Oregon Corrections Enterprise’s Rob KILGORE†, Timlin Industries’ Tim KLOOS†, MAN - offer differing opinions on the hiring of inmates.] [Inmate telemarketer Rickey SEARS†- says the job has helped him change his ways.]

Smith, Shepard;
Springer, Dan

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