whistleblower retaliation

JEDI, Pentagon, cloud computing

DoD sets deadline for other providers to get in on new cloud project

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon is giving other cloud service providers a chance to participate in new contract after it cancelled the JEDI Cloud…

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Support for new proposed law to boost whistleblowers at Veterans Affairs

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA accountability office says it’s improved, but whistleblowers aren’t so sure

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Whistleblower protection bill gives feds facing retaliation avenue for relief outside MSPB

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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

New regulations from the Office of Personnel Management implement portions of the president’s May 2018 executive order on firings and disciplinary actions…

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Government whistleblowers: Courageous saints or revenge-hungry rats?

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…

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Retaliation was thriving at the State Department

The agency’s IG report on two Trump administration appointees reads like a politicals’ manual for what not to do.

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