the 'good ole boy' atmosphere is alive and kicking here. Nepotism is prevalent, and the politics of management runs rampant. Seniority doesn't count when it comes to lay-offs. Your political viewpoint does. The lay-off of January 2013, effected all African-Americans, (with more seniority). The previous layoff in Oct 2011 effected at least 2 African-Americans, and several employees who disagreed with management politics. This contract was/is the NASA contract supporting the International Space Station.
Raises were 1% a year for the least favored, and up to 6% for the favored.
The 401k/ESOP was a magic shell game, so don't count on it after leaving, because it will take over 2 years to get it rolled-over or released, and if its over 5000.00, ARES will piecemeal it out at 1/3 each year.
Dental insurance has a 1000.00 a year limit. Yes it's a free benefit, but an awful one, since its a in-network type of insurance,