DoDGlenn Fine, inspector general, Defense Department

Trump’s watchdog shakeup underscores legal limits for IG independence

The pandemic board will oversee more than $2 trillion in spending, but recent shakeups in its leadership raise longstanding questions about the independence…

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Whistleblower retaliation: Wrong when Nixon did it, wrong now, and — fingers crossed — wrong tomorrow

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OPM moving ahead with new instructions designed to more quickly fire, discipline employees

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New tactics by DoD inspector general mean more whistleblower cases resolved

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

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Employees tell MSPB they’ve seen or experienced more discrimination, whistleblower retaliation

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AFGE demands ‘immediate transfer’ of 2K employees at St. Louis facility amid contamination concerns

AFGE is calling for “immediate transfer” of more than 2,000 federal employees at a multiagency facility in St. Louis with a history of hazardous materials…

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. Military officials want to limit congressional efforts to address sexual assaults among service members’ children, even as new data show the problem is larger than previously acknowledged. Members of Congress demanded answers after an Associated Press investigation revealed that many reports of child-on-child sexual violence on military installations languish in a dead zone of justice.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon IG sees success with new way of handling whistleblower retaliation complaints

In today’s Federal Newscast, officials with the Defense Department’s Office of Inspector General said they’ve had much more success with a new alternative…

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DHS IG has ‘profound concerns’ about whistleblower retaliation at Coast Guard

The Homeland Security Department’s inspector general said it’s deeply concerned that the Coast Guard Investigative Service executed a search warrant against a whistleblower.

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