Fla. Fires Back At DOL In Unemployment Benefits Bias Probe

Law360, Miami (June 6, 2013, 7:04 PM EDT) -- A Florida state agency on Wednesday shot back at federal labor regulators that had deemed the state's requirements for unemployment insurance applicants a violation of a civil rights law by asking Congress to investigate what it calls misconduct on the part of the U.S. Department of Labor.

In letters sent to DOL Acting Inspector General Daniel R. Petrole and to House of Representatives Education and Workforce Committee Chair John Kline, R-Minn., Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity accused the DOL of conducting a flawed investigation into Florida's...
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