Say Goodbye to your Junk Food Rooms
Livermore Lab has signed a contract with with a new vendor to supply the vending machines at the lab.
Apparently this contract was let to a company that has a blind person on staff. A state law is on the books stating that vending machines on federal property operated by blind people shall have a non-compete status. A monopoly if you will.
So all of those entrepreneurial lab employees that have been running their own junk food supply depots (that are less expensive than the vending machines) must now fold their tents and blink out of existence.
So to add to our worries of NIF, TA55, Y12, retirement plans, sequestration and bloated management we now will have to pony up more for our snack fix.
It's only a nick in the death of a 1000 cuts, but just like any other paper cut, it's annoying.
But on the bright side, perhaps we will bring in more healthy snacks from home for our own individual consumption.
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