In IFB’s continuing attempt to retain three important government contracts that employ some 137 local workers, the latest federal court ruling, on Sept. 4, is a definite setback. As a result, one contract has been terminated, costing 47 local workers their jobs.

The decision also bodes ill for the two remaining contracts, employing 90 additional workers, which are set to expire on Sept. 30 and Oct. 31.

Read the full opinion piece here.