More On ATA Staff Reduction

Aerospace Testing Alliance put out a call this week seeking employees interested in voluntarily giving up their positions. The lead contractor at Arnold Air Force Base announced the request for a voluntary reduction in workforce. Applications were sent to employees on Thursday afternoon, and submissions from interested parties will be accepted starting on July 23. Although similar requests in the past have been targeted at specific departments or projects, ATA Public Affairs official say this time, the necessary paperwork will be provided to employees throughout the company. Interested workers will have until Aug. 10 to submit the forms and those approved for layoffs will work their last day on Aug. 24.