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November 2005 edition

Aircraft giant back on track after hurricane

Staff are returning to work at Lockheed Martin’s Michoud facility in New Orleans, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.

Over 86 percent of the workforce reported in on 31 October, the company’s specified deadline, with more arriving each day. This includes employees who have been temporarily relocated to support the facility’s restart.

Although the building and operational equipment survived the hurricane with minimal damage, 1,300 of the aircraft manufacturer’s 2,000 staff were affected by the hurricane.

Following the disaster, Lockheed launched an employee assistance programme, funded by the company and its employees to help rehabilitate people and resolve housing and financial issues resulting from the destruction.

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