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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


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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