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

pperry723 Wrote: Sep 30, 2012 1:33 AM
suborn - incite to commit a crime or an evil deed; The dictionary definition of suborning covers this illegal act; while the Labor Department's offer to use taxpayer funds to pay the legal consequences is definitely corruption or a form of bribery. The Department of Labor is under the executive branch and Obama is responsible for their actions. Not solving the looming issue was bad enough; but apparently this has been their plan since July . They ignored the underlying problem; now they are committing a crime on top of that.

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...