The Tennessee Valley Authority gave notice to the remaining 62 employees who comprise its information technology workforce that they would be out of a job in 90 days as part of plan to outsource tech to contractors and managed services.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported the layoffs on June 2. The IT workers effected are based in Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tenn.
TVA is a government-owned electrical utility founded under the New Deal in 1933 which services 10 million people across seven southeastern states.
TVA Vice President and Chief Information Officer Jeremy Fisher told the Times-Press in January that the agency was looking to cut down on costs and improve performance by outsourcing its software development jobs to outside companies. read the rest here