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Read the federal report calling out CareerSource

The U.S. Department of Labor said administrators at CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa Bay encouraged staffers to fake job placements and falsify records under the leadership of former CEO Edward Peachey.
CareerSource Pinellas and its sister agency, CareerSource Tampa Bay, spent about $6 million on prepaid Visa and gas since 2014, the most of any public jobs center in Florida. At the time of the purchases, both agencies were led by president and CEO Edward Peachey, who was fired.
Published May 21

After a yearlong review, federal regulators said they found “blatant non-compliance,” “numerous” violations and more than $17 million in questionable costs at two Tampa Bay CareerSources that use public money to help people get jobs.

The findings of the review were detailed in a 50-page report. Read it here:

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