Cuts won't be as large at Natick Labs as first announced.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Thursday, February 21, 2013
As Congress and the White House work on budget agreements, the sequester's latest update has lessened the number of furlough days required by civilian employees at Natick Soldier Systems Center.
April 8, 2013 Update: According to John Harlow, Chief of Public Affairs at Natick Soldier Systems Center, there will now be 14 days of furlough instead of 22. This will save an estimate $6.225 million. Original Story from Feb. 21, 2013 Below: The Boston Globe is reporting that Natick Soldier Systems Center is facing a 30 percent cut to their operating budget. Congress and the White House need to reach an agreement on budget cuts before March 1 if there is a chance of the cuts not happening. The Department of Defense sent a letter to Congress yesterday informing them that these budget cuts would mean that civilian employees of the military would have to take mandatory days off without pay. Over 1,600 of about 1,800 employees at Natick …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Part of the $350,000 included in the Massachusetts supplemental budget for military spending will fund Natick Soldier Systems.
Courtesy Massachusetts State House State Representative David Linsky (D-Natick) announced today that $350,000 in funding for MassDevelopment to support the Commonwealth’s defense sector, including Natick Soldier Systems, was included the Supplemental Budget passed by the House of Representatives. The funding will be used by MassDevelopment to support the efforts of the Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force to protect, promote, and strategically expand the mission and related jobs at each of the Commonwealth’s six military bases. Natick Soldier Systems Center is responsible for 1612 direct jobs, 12,892 indirect jobs, with an economic impact of $4.1 billion. Collectively, Massachusetts defense and homeland security federal …