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Bush Labor Department misled Congress in effort to privatize jobs

Posted on November 26th, 2008 at 13:11 by John Sinteur in category: News -- Write a comment

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President George W. Bush’s Labor Department misled Congress in an effort to prove outsourcing jobs to private companies was more efficient than assigning the jobs to government employees, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Monday.

The report (pdf here) found that the Department used fictional projected numbers to improve “savings reports” — even when real numbers were already available.

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