TITLE

Employees face layoffs, but Congress confident on funding

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Hill;8/2/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 95, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that employees from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could face layoff notices in their inboxes this 2007. August 1 marked the deadline for the agency to warn pharmaceutical and medical-device reviewers and other employees that their jobs might be in jeopardy because legislation extending their funding, which expires September 30, has not been finalized.
ACCESSION #
26225561

 

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