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More than half of international grants distributed by the Labor Department are missing documentation, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The Department of Labor’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) distributed roughly $70 million in awards to improve working conditions overseas and fight child labor last year. However, 62 percent of these grants lacked proper documentation.
originally posted by: Majic
Nothing to see here.
Documentation is now optional for everyone.
Incomplete documentation makes it difficult to determine if Labor is following its grant
award procedures, including conducting due diligence on financial viability and past performance of applicants. ............
What GAO Recommends
To ensure the integrity of the
procurement process for ILAB grants,
the Secretary of Labor should provide guidance about documents required in grant award files
and ensure that the guidance is implemented.
Labor agreed with the recommendation
the GAO report in full