Senate Bill Would Investigate Claims Labor Dept Delayed Compensation to Nuclear Workers

Senators have passed a bill that would launch a government investigation into allegations from whistleblowers that Labor Department officials intentionally wrote and manipulated regulations to delay and deny congressionally mandated compensation to nuclear-weapons workers.

House Committee Investigating Complaints Gov’t Slowed Nuclear Compensation Efforts

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R., N.C.), who chairs the House Education and the Workforce Committee, is investigating Labor Department whistleblower complaints that government officials purposefully thwarted ill nuclear workers’ or their widows’ claims for compensation required by law.