A Reston, Va.-based government contractor sent employees notices of potential layoffs due to across-the-board budget cuts from sequestration,The Washington Post reported.
Serco Inc. sent out Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notices to 770 employees in Maryland and Virginia. Candy Curtin, the company’s senior vice president for human resources, told the Post Serco was “advised by an attorney” that the notices would be the “best course of action.”
A spokesman for Serco told Government Executive that the “notices were sent out only as a possibility of what may happen due to sequestration,” and that so far “nothing has happened “ to Washington, D.C., area contracts that would necessitate layoffs.
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