Supreme Court Will Decide NASA Employee Privacy Issue – 03/09/10
Are background investigations of NASA employees a violation of privacy rights? The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would take up a case asking that very question. It revolves around the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California where laboratory jobs are held by contract employees who are at risk of losing their jobs if they don’t submit to background investigations. Scientists, engineers, and other employees filed a lawsuit challenging the requirement.