During the holiday season, it seems even the U.S. Labor Department has turkey on the mind . . . this, plus other stories in today’s Daily Dump:
– Government contracts may become available as U.S. Labor Department officials are looking to cancel Cargill, Inc.‘s current government contracts based on alleged discriminatory practices in their hiring procedures at one of their turkey processing plants. [Business Week].
– Boston-area contractors may want to monitor the situation as the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is reviewing one of the largest state government contracts, the operation of the T commuter rail, set to expire in June, 2013. [Boston Globe].