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Defense contractor cutting 25 jobs in Frederick

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 12:34pm  ET

FREDERICK, Md. - State officials say a national security contractor is cutting 25 jobs in Frederick.

The Frederick News-Post ( http://bit.ly/V7d3vb) reported Thursday that Sotera Defense Solutions Inc., of Herndon, Va., has filed a layoff notice with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

An agency spokeswoman says the layoffs are scheduled for Monday.

Sotera is a technology company that works with federal intelligence, defense and law-enforcement agencies. Its specialties include counterterrorism and cybersecurity.

The company says it has about 1,500 employees in Maryland, Virginia and South Carolina.

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Information from: The Frederick (Md.) News-Post, http://www.fredericknewspost.com


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