CSB Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso asked to resign

According to investigator into the Chemical Safety Board (CSB), Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso has doing a terrible job for the past 4 years. He has one year left as chairman but House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has asked for his resignation.

It is alleged that Rafael Moure-Eraso used intimidation, bullying, stonewalling investigations and retaliating against whistle-blowers all of which add up to a toxic work environment that forced several employees to quit. Employees of the CSB are afraid to speak out or take any action that might be perceived by Rafael Moure-Eraso as challenging his leadership or ability to run the CSB effectively.

Rafael Moure-Eraso refused, on several occasions, to produce documents that might prove these allegations citing client-attorney privilege. Darrell Issa has given Rafael Moure-Eraso one week to comply or threatened to subpoena the document and hold him in contempt which would lead to criminal prosecution.

You can read or download the complete document here.

 

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