Federal employees, members of Congress and good government governments remember the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Elijah Cummings, as a champion for the federal workforce and a staunch and vocal supporter of whistleblowers.
Executive director of the Project on Government Oversight Danielle Brian discussed a new survival guide for whistleblowers on Federal Drive with Temin
In today’s Federal Newscast, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduces new legislation requiring federal regulators to encourage financial institutions to work with consumers and other business impacted by a shutdown.
House Democratic leaders want to subpoena the Homeland Security and Justice departments for documents they have failed to provide regarding possible violations of whistleblower laws.
Whistleblowers and whistleblowing are getting front-and-center attention these days. Congress is revisiting a law that protects whistleblowers from retribution. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin about any changes members want to make to the system under which employees report wrongdoing.
Three prominent Republican lawmakers wrote to White House General Counsel Donald McGahn, asking that the Trump administration clear up any confusion that new agency communications directives may caused among federal employees about their whistleblower protection rights.
In the case of Centcom intelligence, ultimately, the complainant’s complaints simply didn’t stand up.
The Office of Special Counsel offered a new approach for analyzing whistleblower retaliation cases, as the agency released its third amicus brief opposing higher burdens on whistleblowers. This particular case involved an employee at the Veterans Affairs Department.
The Supreme Court upheld an appeals court’s decision that Robert MacLean is eligible for whistleblower protection. The TSA fired the former air marshal for leaking information to the media.
Franz Gayl’s seven-year Whistleblower Protection Act complaint case against the United States Marine Corps has come to an end. On top of preserving Gayl’s position, the deal also appoints Gayl to a new team tasked with developing guidelines for whistleblower rights.