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News Release

Statement by U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao on House of Representatives vote to cut budget of agency responsible for labor union oversight

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao issued the following statement:

"Last night's House action cutting the budget of the Office of Labor Management Standards will impede effective enforcement of the law that protects union democracy and financial integrity for rank and file members."


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Employment Standards Administration
July 18, 2007