“These disturbing reports shined a light on defense contractors putting their workers at risk,” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Navy Secretary nominee Richard V. Spencer said during his confirmation hearing that he disagrees with the Navy’s hands-off approach to dangerous shipyards.
“I have no doubt that a Navy policy to stop giving contracts to shipbuilding firms that flaunt the law and injure workers would save many lives and limbs,” said David Michaels, former head of Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Patrick Pizzella, President Donald Trump’s nominee for deputy labor secretary, has one endorsement he may not want. Jack Abramoff, the infamous lobbyist who went to prison for fraud and corruption, called Pizzella “a very ethical person” in an interview with Reveal.
Currently head of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, Cheryl Stanton was named last year in a lawsuit alleging she failed to pay her house cleaners.
Top House lawmakers want to know whether the Transportation Security Administration has retaliated against managers by forcing some to take unwanted reassignments.
Local government employees earned a total of more than $41 billion – the highest since 2009, the first year for which the state compiled compensation data.
Before undercover auditors carrying hidden weapons slipped undetected past security screeners at U.S. airports, the official ultimately responsible for the lapses received cash bonuses and awards that reached nearly $100,000, according to a whistleblower complaint.
Reveal has updated its Payday California site, which tracks how local government employees are compensated, with 2013 data, the latest available from the state.
More than 35,000 California state employees have gone over the official cap of 80 vacation days. The state owes those employees $447 million more than