| FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NNSA Listens To Livermore Laboratory Employee
Comments on Pension Benefits
LIVERMORE, CA - The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will continue working with the new laboratory management at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and will listen to employee concerns and questions regarding the recently announced pension changes under the new contract.
"Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is of vital importance to our nation's national security and all of the laboratory's employees are valued team members," said NNSA's Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs Thomas P. D'Agostino.
NNSA's Livermore Site Office Manger Camille Yuan-Soo Hoo and the site office staff are actively engaged in a series of employee meetings jointly sponsored by the laboratory's new management and NNSA, which began yesterday.
NNSA is continuing its comprehensive review of the proposed pension benefit plans for employees at the Livermore laboratory and will make sure that the pension process is consistent with the process followed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
"We are hearing employee concerns about the proposed pension program changes under the new contract and we will be responsive. We have an open process to receive questions and comments and we are listening," said D'Agostino.
Livermore laboratory employees may send comments to NNSA by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.