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Obama Administration to Defense Contractors: No Layoff Notices Until After Election, Please

Jon198 Wrote: Sep 30, 2012 8:17 AM
Actually, I will be taking another approach. I am a Conservative and up until recently I was a Republican, this election I will NOT vote the "Party" I will however vote against every incumbent, regardless of party. They have all proven themselves to be incompetent, the entire congress. If you want change in DC change the people in DC, ALL OF THEM.
Jerry1 Wrote: Sep 30, 2012 8:53 AM
Actually, Jon, you are about 98% correct, there are very few in DC that are worth listening to.

In an effort to make the economy look a little rosier than it is, the Obama administration is basically coercing defense contractors so as to prevent news of layoffs hitting voters before the election. With sequestration about to result in some major cuts to the defense budget, contractors will lose government business -- and that means, employees will lose jobs. But to prevent poor numbers ahead of the November election, the Obama administration has made it very, well, fiscally unwise for companies to issue layoff notices too early.

The Labor Department issued guidance in July saying it...