The Chicago Way
White House offers to pay — at taxpayer expense — legal costs for defense contractors as incentive for them delaying layoffs in advance of looming gov’t cuts
... At issue are the crush of Pentagon budget cuts set to go into effect starting in January should Congress fail to avert them. Under federal law, many employers are supposed to give 60-day notice of "mass layoffs" if they are considered likely, but the Obama administration for months now has urged companies not to do so.
Last week, the administration doubled down on that plea by offering to cover legal fees in compensation challenges...
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