It's demoralizing to the members. It's demoralizing to the employees when they see that sort of thing happening. Would it have caused job loss? No, I wouldn't go so far as to say that. But still, to see work that is currently being done, very similar work, being contracted out is demoralizing for federal public sector workers for sure. There's obviously a priority there with the type of work.
On July 21st, 2020. See this statement in context.