Looking for that edge in the job search? For one division in the Justice Department, you just needed to be related to the right people.
A new report by the department's inspector general alleges that
several career employees inside the Justice Management Division worked
to hire their own friends and relatives into the department, in turn
violating anti-nepotism rules, federal law and other standards.
The improper actions by senior officials of the division, including
alleged violation of the federal nepotism statute, date back to the
previous administration. At least 14 times since May 2008, the division
hired or was pushed to hire personnel at the behest of a family member
working in the division or as a result of family ties, the new report