3:53 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

LATA Suspends Summer Layoffs for 30 Days

LATA Environmental Services of Kentucky is suspending planned layoffs of up to 145 workers for 30 days.

The suspension of layoffs, originally set to begin June 3, comes after the Department of Energy has submitted a reprogramming request to Congress. The request could result in more federal funding for LATA, and a restructuring or reduction of the planned layoffs.

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4:47 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Kentucky Congressional Delegation Asks DOE for Decision on Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant


Members of the Kentucky Congressional delegation are giving Department of Energy leaders until June 14th to develop a long-term plan for the future of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

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12:26 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

LATA Notifies Employees of Summer Layoffs

The company contracted for clean-up at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant has notified employees of impending layoffs of up to 145 workers.

LATA Environmental Services of Kentucky currently employs 320 people at the Paducah site. The cuts come from the federal sequester and a lack of funding from the Department of Energy, which contracted LATA for the clean-up.

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