DOD's Sequestration Furloughs Will Wreak Contract Havoc

Law360, New York (January 14, 2013, 9:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Defense's sequestration plans, released Thursday, detail wide-ranging civilian employee furloughs that could severely disrupt the DOD's contracting workforce at a time when those workers will be charged with re-evaluating, canceling or scaling back planned contracts in response to the looming cuts.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter issued a memorandum to the armed services and all other DOD components laying out the initial steps they can take in preparation for sequestration, the automatic across-the-board budget cuts that were delayed, but not resolved,...
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