The Most Transparent Administration In History

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Sit back and take a double dose of high blood pressure medication.  It’s time once again for another installment of the adventures of the most transparent administration in history!  FromEd Morrissey at Hot Air, we are reminded that the Obama Administration is trying to talk government contractors—particularly defense contractors—into violating the law.  What law?  The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, which just happens to require employers to give workers advance notice of layoffs.

So what’s the problem?  The sequestration deal that will cut 500 billion out of defense spending will soon go into effect, and the law would require employers to issue notices in late October, 60 days before the sequestration occurred.  Wait a minute—late October?  But that’s, that’s…just before the presidential election!

Flashback to July 30 when the Obama Labor Department issued a “guidance” telling employers it would be “inappropriate” to give notice because the…

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