Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protections

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Lawmakers renew push to strip investigation authority from VA whistleblower office

The bill, if passed, would cease all of the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection’s ongoing investigations of whistleblower retaliation…

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Pent up demand for VA services driving record 2022 budget request, agency says

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$100,000 ID-theft scheme earns VA employee a 46-month federal prison sentence

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Support for new proposed law to boost whistleblowers at Veterans Affairs

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

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Senators worried new VA accountability office appointment poses conflict of interest

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VA’s accountability office recommended 7 senior leaders for discipline within 18-month period

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Lawmakers declare lack of confidence in VA’s accountability office

Lawmakers said they still couldn’t recommend the Department of Veterans Affairs’ accountability office as a safe space for whistleblowers, despite VA’s…

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VA’s new accountability office puts whistleblowers at risk, IG says

A scathing review by VA’s inspector general found the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection failed to meet the missions Congress gave it,…

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

The Department of Veterans Affairs is developing new training and policies for both employees and investigators within the agency’s Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection.

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