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House Lawmakers Ask OMB for Sequestration, WARN Act Guidance Docs

Three members of the House Education and the Workforce Committee have asked the Office of Management and Budget to provide them with documents and communication related to guidance on how contractors should address the potential of sequestration. A Monday release says Committee Chairman John Kline (R-Minn.), Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) and …

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McCain Asks Panetta for Sequestration Severance Costs Report

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), ranking member of the Armed Services Committee, said in a Wednesday statement he has asked Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to issue a report to Congress on costs associated with potential defense contractor layoffs if sequestration occurs. In his letter to Panetta, McCain said he requested information …

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Lindsey Graham Claims WH Sequestration Reimbursement Plans Illegal

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) believes the White House‘s plans to reimburse severance costs of defense contractors if the companies do not send layoff notices to their employees are illegal, The Hill newspaper reports. According to Jeremy Herb’s story, Graham has advocated for companies issuing the layoff notices to raise public …

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