More criticism today for the Agriculture Department – this time about discrimination.
The Government Accountability Office is faulting how USDA gathers and keeps data on complaints from minority workers and farmers.
USDA says the report doesn’t factor in a new online tool to track employee complaints.
GAO is suggesting a new oversight board to review concerns about civil rights.
For more, see http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-09-62
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