Shhh, don’t tell your employees their jobs are in danger .
” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and other Republicans pointed to guidance
issued Monday by the Department of Labor that said it would be “INAPPROPRIATE” for defense
firms to issue layoff notices to employees before
the election due to the pending cuts.
“The president doesn’t want people reading about pink slips in the weeks before his election, so the White House is telling people to keep the effects of these cuts secret — ‘Don’t tell anybody,’ he says, ‘keep it a secret’ — until, of course, after the election,” McConnell said on the Senate floor Tuesday. ”
This is how the dems look after the working man . Don’t give them any warning that their job is on the line til after they vote .
Open and honest my ass ..
” Lockheed Martin CEO Bob Stevens pressed the issue last month when he threatened to issue
layoff notices to all 123,000 of his employees on the Friday before the election due to a provision in U.S. labor law requiring large employers to notify employees 60 days in advance of layoffs caused by a foreseeable event.
Trade groups have claimed 1 million defense jobs could be at risk from the pending cuts, which are known as sequestration and were triggered by the failure of a supercommittee of lawmakers to reach a debt deal last year. “