The bulk of the Texas Department of Transportation’s information technology services will be outsourced July 8 under an agreement with a multinational Japanese company announced Monday to the technology division’s 350-plus employees.
About 300 employees, half of whom work in Austin, will lose their state jobs, but are being offered jobs with Tokyo-based NTT Data. They would continue to work from the same TxDOT facilities where they currently work. All but a handful of those workers will immediately have health care insurance coverage, and all will be paid “equal or more than what they’re making now,” Howard Langsam, NTT’s senior vice president for public sector sales, told the American-Statesman on Tuesday.
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