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Federal employees have some of the worst whistleblower protections in the country, advocates say

Whistleblower protections for federal employees are some of the worst in the U.S. labor market, advocates say, and they see recent bipartisan legislation…

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Whistleblower protection bill gives feds facing retaliation avenue for relief outside MSPB

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After years of complaints, House committee considering changes to VA accountability office

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New accountability office hasn’t made a dent in VA’s ‘culture of retaliation,’ whistleblowers say

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Trump names long-awaited second member to MSPB

If the Senate confirms President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Merit Systems Protection Board, it would restore a quorum after a year-long gap.

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OSC issues new training, performance standards to protect whistleblower rights

The Office of Special Counsel reminds agencies of employee whistleblower rights, as the Justice Department tightens its control on communication to Congress.

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Groups praise VA bill for ‘breakthrough’ whistleblower protections

Several good government and oversight organizations, along with eight individual whistleblowers, wrote to House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) in support of the whistleblower protections included in the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act. But they had some tough criticism for the changes the bill would make to due process rights for VA executives.

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