February 8, 2009 8:48 AM

Last bastion of job security, government, may take a hit

Businesses are laying off employees by the thousands. Macy's is cutting 7,000 jobs. Microsoft is letting go of 5,000 employees. GlaxoSmithKline may eliminate as many as 6,000 jobs. But across North Carolina, the hundreds of thousands of people who work in government jobs have been spared. That may be about to change.

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