The following link will take you to the Office of the Attorney General’s (OIG) website. You will find audit reports where Job Corps Centers and Job Corps Contractors did not follow required policy procedures in the areas of awarding sub contracts to vendors. And, where numbers and statistics where overstated in order to bring the center higher in overall rankings. The very first one speaks of questionable “overstatement” of costs by MTC Corporation (Management and Training Corporation) of over one million dollars. Take note, MTC is a name you will hear often in the audit reports for their continuing practice of “overstating” costs and erroneous records reflecting “overstated” outcomes on their reports. OIG says “this is a continuing problem.” Read the reports… Read the rest of this entry »
Filed under: Adams and Associates, Contractors, Department of Labor, DOL, Fraud, Improper billing, Job Corps, Job Corps Centers, Management and Training Corporation, number manipulation, OIG Reports, Performance, Shriver Job Corps Center, Audit, Job Corps, Job Corps Center, Management and Training Corporation, MTC, Office of the Inspector General, OIG, overstating, Shriver Job Corps Center
The following Powerpoint presentation by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) tightly summarizes the results of audits 2008 – 2010 and gives a partial representation of more recent audits. (Please note the link on the OIG home page to the left is where one would file a complaint with IOG about your Job Corps Center.) Also, please be reassured that OIG WILL NOT give out your name or any identifying information. When I filed my complaint with the OIG I was still working at Shriver Job Corps. I filed it approximately 5 weeks before I quit. I wanted the OIG to give Shriver my name as, I wanted to be on site so I could show the investigator where all the documentation in my complaint was located. Unfortunately, that did not happen and I left before the investigation began. OIG’s agents never gave my name to Shriver despite my wanting them to do so. Also, OIG’s staff are busy conducting other audits and they have severe time constraints due to the number of complaints and the number of available staff. It will take awhile before the investigation commences.
See the presentation here: (click on the link ”Job Corps Presentaton”)
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Filed under: Job Corps, Audit, Complaint, Fraud, Job Corps, Job Corps Center, Office of the Inspector General, OIG, United States Department of Labor
Denzel Squire Miller was arrested at the Atterbury Job Corps Center after police found cocaine in his bag.
Atterbury is managed by Adams and Associates
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Filed under: Adams and Associates, Arrests, Atterbury Job Corps, Contractors, crime, Drugs, Job Corps, Job Corps Centers, Newspaper Reports, Adams and Associates, arrest, Atterbury Job Corps Center, Drugs
Students and Administrators at Iriquois Job Corps Center in Medina, New York received a scare when…
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(Iriquois Job Corps Center is managed by ETR (Education and TRaining Resources)
Filed under: Contractors, Education and Training Resources (ETR), Iroquois, Job Corps, Job Corps Centers, Newspaper Reports, Columbine, Iriquois, Job Corps Threats, The Journal Register, threats
There have been many problems with the Cleveland Job Corps Center in Collinwood.
The Plain Dealer Editorial Board is suggesting something many of us have said for years:
“It (The Department of Labor) ought to strongly consider ditching the program and forming partnerships with local schools, community colleges and social service agencies. That’s probably true in places other than Cleveland, too. “
Alutiiq, the second Federal Contractor in the last few years was recently dismissed from managing the plagued Cleveland center. Alutiiq, with its less than savory reputation was already a poor choice before they even stepped on center. If one definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” why hasn’t someone woken up to the fact that Job Corps, as it exists now isn’t working?
Pleasae read the editorial here:
Filed under: Alutiiq, Cleveland Job Corps, Contractors, Department of Labor, Job Corps, Alutiiq, Cleveland, Cleveland Job Corps Center, Collinwood, Job Corps, Michigan, Plain Dealer
The Following link to the website “Pissed Consumer” has two interesting opinions about Anaconda and Penobscott Job Corps Centers:
Please go the website here:
Type “Job Corps” in the search box then click on the individual links for “Penobscott Job Corps” and “Job Corps Not a Good Idea”
Filed under: Anaconda Job Corps Center, complaints, Job Corps, Penobscott Job Corps Center, Anaconda Job Corps Center, Job Corps complaints, Penobscott Job Corps Center, pissed consumer, Student
A Job Corps school counselor was fatally stabbed at the Los Angeles Job Corps center in March. Dwayne Alexander, died from the injuries he received and student, Freddie Leyva, is being held on one million dollars bail.
Read and watch the story here:
Filed under: Job Corps, Job Corps Centers, Dwayne Alexander, Freddie Leyva, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Job Corps, stabbing