Senate confirmation isn’t a requisite for making a difference
New regulations from the Office of Personnel Management implement portions of the president’s May 2018 executive order on firings and disciplinary actions for federal employees.
Many current and former feds remember whistleblowers in their agency. Often times the people who knew them best are the best judges of their actions, impact and motives.
The agency’s IG report on two Trump administration appointees reads like a politicals’ manual for what not to do.
Formal investigations rarely substantiate whistleblower retaliation claims by contractor employees, but a new alternative dispute resolution program is showing promise.
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.
According to an MSPB survey, more federal employees say they’ve witnessed or experienced prohibited personnel practices such as discrimination and whistelblower retaliation in recent years.
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 mismanagement, including lead and asbestos.
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 dispute resolution process.
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.