Workforce: January 2011 Archives

Court says NASA background checks can continue, Federal News Radio

"The Supreme Court says background checks of low-risk employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California can continue. The high court on Wednesday overturned a lower court decision that had stopped the space agency's investigations of the contract workers. The workers claimed NASA was invading their privacy by requiring the investigations, which included probes into medical records and questioning of friends about everything from their finances to their sex lives."


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Layoff Updates

Usa Lays Off 143 Ksc Workers Today, Florida Today

"NASA's lead shuttle contractor is cutting staff as retirement of the shuttle fleet approaches later this year. The layoff affects a total of 246 employees across the Houston-based company, including 98 in Texas (updated number) and five in other locations."

MSFC Layoffs, Huntsville Space Professionals

"Rumors are circulating about more MSFC layoffs. Word is that they have been ongoing, but in small enough numbers they have not been released to the media, nor received a lot of attention. Word is also there will be a Jacobs ESTS all hands tomorrow about potential related and their numbers are already down to around 290-300 employees from around a 1000 in the summer. That is Jacobs ESTS alone. Word is also that civil servant layoffs are also in process."



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