GOP Furor Over Contractor Layoff Warnings Draws Critics

Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Republican lawmakers continue to suggest the Obama administration has sought to illegally suppress contractor layoff notices in an effort to prevent job losses from becoming public before the election, but some experts have said the lawmakers' political argument relies on a misreading of the WARN Act's required layoff notifications.  

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act has become a political battleground in the fight over sequestration, a series of across-the-board budget cuts that are set to slash about 10 percent from every federal account starting in...
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