Labor Secretary Lanier agrees with audit ripping ALRB

Labor Secretary David Lanier looks pretty feckless as he meekly agrees with all the devastating conclusions of the ALRB audit.

California Labor Secretary David Lanier agrees with a state audit that found the ALRB to be a wasteful, abusive, unaccountable organization. Lanier’s agreement with the shocking findings could hammer another nail into the political coffin of scandal-plagued ALRB member Genevieve Shiroma. Shiroma has led a $10 million campaign to prevent farmworkers’ ballots from being counted after the voted in 2013 on decertification of the UFW. That’s 34% of ALRB’s budget. And…

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Audit finds chronic waste & accounting violations at ALRB

ALRB wastes money

A California Department of Finance audit ripped the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) for sloppy financial practices and an inability to justify its budget, and for failing to fulfill its primary mission of supervising worker elections on union representation. The ALRB, according to the report, provided auditors with “incomplete, unavailable, or inaccurate” data. just discovered the audit, dated February 4, 2015, covering the fiscal years 2009-10 through 2013-14. “We…

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