John Mahoney

The Supreme Court shown Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Washington. The Supreme Court is taking up two major Biden administration efforts to bump up the nation's vaccination rate against COVID-19 at a time of spiking coronavirus cases because of the omicron variant. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

What exactly is today’s status of the vaccine mandate in the federal space?

The Supreme Court recently heard arguments on the yes-or-no debate for a federal vaccine mandate.

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Is the IG’s report on whistleblower retaliation at GSA anything more than a history lesson?

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Is discrimination to blame for employees’ sinking satisfaction with training opportunities?

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Lerner case shows legal complications when federal workers are required to testify

House Republicans said IRS official Lois Lerner waived her right to remain silent by giving an opening statement in her hearing. Lerner still may testify…

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Federal Drive Show Blog – July 8, 2013

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other…

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Contractors with security clearances lack path to report problems

Government contractors with security clearances, such as Edward Snowden, aren’t legally protected from whistleblowing even by going through the proper channels. But John Mahoney, of the law firm Tully Rinckey, said Snowden should have defaulted to the standard whistleblowing procedure used by government employees in the intelligence community, who are protected under the law.

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