The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) – Could Labor Shortages Slow Down the BOP Transfer?

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO)
Could Labor Shortages Slow Down the BOP Transfer?

With over 94,000 beds owned, leased or managed across its business lines and serving over 260,000 people daily, GEO is a leading provider of mission critical real estate to its governmental partners. The Company is the first fully integrated equity REIT specializing in the design, financing, development, and operation of secure facilities, processing centers, and community reentry centers in the U.S., Australia, South Africa, and the U.K.

Joe Gomes, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.

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    Labor Shortages. Recently, numerous news articles and commentary has focused on a reported labor shortage at the Bureau of Prisons and budgetary constraints limiting near term work force additions. Reports indicate that about 1/3rd of budgeted correction officer positions are unfilled, resulting in massive OT and the use of non-CO employees to cover shortages.

    Incoming to Worsen Situation.  According to news reports, the labor situation is being worsened by the transfer of inmates from the private sector to federal facilities. In addition, some 5,000 people who were on home release due to the pandemic may need to return to prison …

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