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New Labor Department procedures jeopardize timely reporting on jobs data

In what they say is a need for greater security, the U.S. Department of Labor has ordered the media to remove their computer software and other equipment at the department and to rely on government equipment, software and Internet connections to retrieve the news.

The media is concerned that reporters will not gain access to data at the same time, a condition provided under the old procedures. -db

From Bloomberg News, April 18, 2012, by Meera Louis.

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