ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Sandia National Labs is warning its workers that if the federal government shutdown continues, they will have to shut down too.
A letter sent to employees Tuesday, said the National Nuclear Security Administration has asked that the labs close because of the ongoing budget battle.
Right now, Sandia is using money from its own coffers to keep the labs running.
But that cash is running out and Sandia says it will be forced to close Oct. 21 unless the feds get their act together.
Some employees and sub-contractors will still work during the shutdown but they're not saying how many.
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