The Liability of the Labor Department

The Government Accountability Office or G.A.O has found that the Labor Department has mishandled cases more than the accepted amount. In a report titled Case Studies from Ongoing Work Shows Examples in Which Wage and Hour Division Did Not Adequately Pursue Labor Violations the nonpartisan GAO illustrates several examples of general lethargy at the Labor Department. The NY Times ran a pointed editorial called No Friend of the Workers which directly blames the republican leadership and President Bush in particular. The line that fascinates me the most is:

President Bush has filled top posts across his administration with
people who do not agree with the missions of their organizations. His
Environmental Protection Agency has failed to protect the environment;
his Justice Department has promoted injustice.

About benleeson
My name is Ben Leeson. I currently work for a large financial company in IT. I went to school at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. I graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration concentrating in HR. Professor William Brown taught me and I enjoyed his classes; even acquiring an appreciation for just about all things HR. I didn’t pursue a job in that field after college but I’ve kept up with it. This blog will further my fascination with all things HR. I hope to grow my knowledge of the area through thoughtful writings and spirited feedback. I will attempt to have a fairly routine style so anyone reading can come to expect certain segments. Please excuse my incorrect grammar and occasional misspelling.

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