This ADMINISTRATION is breaking the law again. Contact your Representative and Senators and ask them be back-up McCain and Graham.
Contrary to guidance issued by the White House last week, GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) and John McCain (Ariz.) urged 15 major government contractors today to issue layoff warnings in advance of automatic spending cuts set to begin next year.
The pair also vowed to block any effort to use government funds to cover any liability contractors may face over delaying the warnings, required under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. If contractors anticipate layoffs as of Jan. 2, 2013 — the day the so-called sequester is set to go into effect — they would need to issue layoff warnings just days in advance of the Nov. 6 election in order to comply with the 60-day notice provision.(Read More)