Sens. Slam DOL's Efforts To Boost Contractors' Vet Hires

Law360, New York (June 5, 2012, 8:59 PM EDT) -- U.S. senators criticized the Department of Labor's efforts to track contractors' hiring of veterans during a Tuesday hearing, questioning whether poor information-gathering would be helped by transferring DOL's veteran-related functions to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

"The information currently being collected and maintained by the Department of Labor is spotty and frequently inaccurate," said Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., chair of the subcommittee on contracting oversight. "We saw numbers that are obviously wrong, like seeing a company whose number of veteran hires is 400 percent larger than...
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