False Claims Act

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Brussels, Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. Facebook Whistleblower, Frances Haugen spoke Monday to MEP's about the negative impact of big tech companies' business models on users and societies and how this could be tackled by the EU's digital legislation. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Whistleblower awards are falling faster than Facebook stock

Last year the government agencies paid whistleblowers $237 million for exposing waste and fraud. It was the lowest yearly total since 2008.

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(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. At a senior-level meeting with Cuban officials in Washington on June 14, 2018, the State Department said it had again raised the issue, which has prompted a significant reduction in staffing at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

White House appoints leader of its response to mysterious ‘Havana Syndrome’

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With all of the mandates and threats, should companies really “want” federal contracts?

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/AzriSuratmin)CONTRACT AWARDS on missing puzzle

Federal contracting dollars have been on the rise, and so has contractor misconduct

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Lack of a government shutdown is not the same as a timely start to the fiscal year

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DoD IG recognizes whistleblower for hotline tip that led to $25M settlement

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What SCOTUS’ decision not to weigh in on False Claims Act case means for contractors

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New tool to help contractors comply with federal workplace discrimination rules

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has launched the Contractor Assistance Portal.

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OPM answers some post-shutdown HR questions

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management answered some lingering questions that popped up due to the recent partial government shutdown.

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Kevin McAleenan

CBP Commissioner pleads for Congressional help after second child dies in its custody

Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan says Congress needs to fund improvements to the agency’s holding facilities.

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