Author Topic: MAF lay off all of their Lockheed Martin workforce  (Read 1668 times)

Online Chris Bergin

http://www.wwltv.com/topstories/stories/wwl063009lockheed.21b4ccc3.html

See, I can do dramatic headlines, but while this is about the transition to Jacobs, the fact is the LM staff have to hope they get taken on.
« Last Edit: 07/01/2009 11:45 AM by Chris Bergin »

Offline Lawntonlookirs

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Re: MAF lay off all of their Lockheed Martin workforce
« Reply #1 on: 07/01/2009 12:00 PM »
I would guess that the transfer to Jacobs was expected?
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Re: MAF lay off all of their Lockheed Martin workforce
« Reply #2 on: 07/01/2009 12:01 PM »
I would guess that the transfer to Jacobs was expected?

That's what they want you to think. However, I'm told it'll be less than 50, so that's 25 percent of the LM guys.

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Re: MAF lay off all of their Lockheed Martin workforce
« Reply #3 on: 07/01/2009 12:18 PM »
Just what New Orleans, one of the poorer parts of the Union, needs in a time of a deep recession. 

I wonder how much more of this the program can take before it is permanently crippled.  As it is, one has to wonder if there are going to be enough parts and tanks available for any possible shuttle program extension.
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Re: MAF lay off all of their Lockheed Martin workforce
« Reply #4 on: 07/01/2009 12:50 PM »
As it is, one has to wonder if there are going to be enough parts and tanks available for any possible shuttle program extension.
Chris (B) has written about this already; there is hardware set aside and plans to process if the Washington provides the money.  A bigger question is whether the people will be available to execute the plan.

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Jacobs Assumes Operations at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility
« Reply #5 on: 07/08/2009 09:27 PM »
PASADENA, Calif., July 7, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) has been certified by NASA ready to assume operational management of the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) in eastern New Orleans. William Gerstenmaier, NASA's associate administrator for space operations, signed the certification papers June 26 at MAF.

http://www.jacobs.com/News.aspx?id=5910
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Re: MAF lay off all of their Lockheed Martin workforce
« Reply #6 on: 07/08/2009 09:46 PM »
Thanks for putting my post in the right thread Chris.
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