Huntington Ingalls Industries [HII] on Thursday reported a steep drop in fourth quarter earnings driven primarily by declines across its shipbuilding operations. Net income slid 52 percent to $120 million, $2.99 earnings per share (EPS), from $249 million ($4.35 EPS) a year ago. Excluding pension ...

On Friday, a federal court in Texas temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s requirement that federal employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. In the decision, U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Vincent Brown in the Southern District of Texas ruled against the ...

After the omicron variant of COVID-19 delayed plans to return many workers to their offices, telework remained allowable and well-utilized for eligible employees across the civilian nuclear weapons complex last week, spokespersons said. As during the previous two years of the ongoing pandemic, ...

For now, top management at the Department of Energy still plans a phased return to onsite work for employees and contractors starting on Jan. 18. “Per DoE’s COVID-19 Workplace Safety and Reentry Framework, employees who are designated site critical will return to the worksite on Jan. 18,” a ...