suborn - incite to commit a crime or an evil deed;
The dictionary definition of suborning covers this illegal act; while the Labor Department's offer to use taxpayer funds to pay the legal consequences is definitely corruption or a form of bribery.
The Department of Labor is under the executive branch and Obama is responsible for their actions.
Not solving the looming issue was bad enough; but apparently this has been their plan since July . They ignored the underlying problem; now they are committing a crime on top of that.