Consumer Bureau Union Files Grievance Over Political Appointee's Racist Blog Posts

Government Executive: A union representing employees at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday filed a mass grievance against the agency over its handling of a political appointee’s racist blog posts, calling for his removal.

Eric Blankenstein, a CFPB policy director, had been appointed by the Trump administration to oversee, among other issues, enforcement of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, a piece of civil rights legislation that protects minorities from discriminatory lending practices.

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