Obama Contradicts Himself – Again

From the Washington Times

President Obama’s administration doesn’t see the need for defense contractors to warn employees about possible layoffs from across-the-board budget cuts, but in 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama railed against employers for failing to notify workers who were in danger of losing their jobs.

“The least employers can do when they’re anticipating layoffs is to let workers know they’re going to be out of a job and a paycheck with enough time to plan for their future,” Mr. Obama said in a news release on July 17, 2007, while campaigning for president.

The Obama administration said Monday…that federal contractors don’t need to warn their employees that they could lose their jobs because of the looming budget cuts…Some industry groups predict the budget cuts could cause as many as 1 million workers in the U.S. to lose their jobs. Lockheed Martin, for example, has told congress it might be forced to lay off 10,000 of its 120,000 employees…The White House is worried that thousands of those jobs would be lost in election battleground states such as Florida, Virginia and North Carolina…

Read it all here: No Need for Warnings



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