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Inspectors general on shaky ground after fast dismissals

Could all of this have a chilling effect on the willingness of other agencies to issue unflattering reports?

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Whistleblower retaliation: Wrong when Nixon did it, wrong now, and — fingers crossed — wrong tomorrow

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Lack of quorum hits 3-year mark at MSPB, with no clear end in sight

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4 of 7 border patrol agents recommended for firing after Facebook posts still on the job

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Smith, federal union pan Space Force for proposed employee rights

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Federal leaders say civil service merit principles are timeless. But is OPM?

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HUD tells union to vacate federal office space, citing executive orders

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Did this EPA tweet violate Hatch Act? OSC says it’ll investigate

The Office of Special Counsel is investigating whether the Environmental Protection Agency violated the Hatch Act over a politically charged tweet sent…

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Employment attorneys see more proposed firings, fewer settlements under VA Accountability Act

The Veterans Affairs Department recently clarified its disciplinary data, which the department posts publicly on its website every two weeks.

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MSPB has never been without a quorum for this long

Mark Robbins, the lone member and chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board, has personally voted on 750 petitions for review since the agency lost its second member last January. Robbins’ term expires in March.

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