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Defense Vendors Threatening Layoff Warnings – Playing Politics?

12 Sep 2012

Defense Vendors Threatening Layoff Warnings – Playing Politics?

Looks like defense contractors could soon alert thousands of employees their jobs are at risk. The defense industry is gambling that neither Congress nor the White House wants headlines about potential layoffs so close to Election Day — and that the threat of layoff warnings could push lawmakers and President Barack Obama into resolving a budget standoff that has dragged on for more than a year.

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