To help trade unionists and employee representatives understand and deal with the complexity of offshore outsourcing, the MOOS (Making Offshore Outsourcing Sustainable) project published this handbook. It is based on existing good practice developed by trade unions in response to offshore outsourcing.It highlights the risks and reasons for possible failure, as well as the different stages in taking work offshore. Specific emphasis is put on what can be done to try to avoid a negative impact for employees. <br><br>The English version can be downloaded on this page. The book is also available in five other languages: <a href="http://www.hiva.be/publicatie_detail.php?id=2959&option=detail" target="_blank">Dutch</a>, <a href="http://www.hiva.be/docs/rapport/R1128c_fr.pdf" target="_blank">French</a>, <a href="http://www.hiva.be/docs/rapport/R1128d_du.pdf" target="_blank">German</a>, <a href="http://www.hiva.be/docs/rapport/R1128e_zw.pdf" target="_blank">Swedish</a> and <a href="http://www.hiva.be/docs/rapport/R1128f_de.pdf" target="_blank">Danish</a>.