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DOI Employee Returned to His Job in Whistleblower Retaliation Case

February 5, 2020 11:40 AM , Updated February 18, 2020 9:15 AM
DOI Employee Returned to His Job in Whistleblower Retaliation Case

A DOI employee has been returned to his job along with backpay and benefits after a settlement in a whistleblower case.

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Coming to a National Park Trail Near You: Electric Bikes

August 31, 2019 12:28 PM , Updated September 16, 2019 2:21 PM

The Interior Department has announced a new policy that will permit the use of e-bikes in national parks.

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A Volatile Combination: Online Pornography and Government Computers

November 29, 2018 9:46 AM , Updated December 6, 2018 8:05 AM
A Volatile Combination: Online Pornography and Government Computers

Remember the federal employee whose web surfing habits infected his agency’s network with malware? A new IG report has more details of how it all happened.

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Federal Employee’s Pornography Viewing Infects His Agency’s Network with Malware

October 29, 2018 6:13 PM , Updated November 7, 2018 2:58 PM
Federal Employee’s Pornography Viewing Infects His Agency’s Network with Malware

A federal employee infected his agency’s computer network after viewing malware-infested pornography sites on his government-issued computer.

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OSC Files Complaint Over Whistleblower’s Termination

August 30, 2018 10:44 AM , Updated September 9, 2018 8:27 AM

The Office of Special Counsel recently filed a whistleblower retaliation complaint over the removal of a federal employee at the Interior Department.

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Cummings Calls for Subpoena of DOI

March 1, 2018 8:52 AM , Updated March 6, 2018 5:05 PM

Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) wants to subpoena DOI for a lack of response to his inquiry about retaliatory employee reassignments.

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Zinke Fires Four DOI Employees in a First Step Effort to Change Agency’s Culture

December 15, 2017 4:04 PM , Updated December 24, 2017 10:03 AM

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has fired four employees in what he promises to be a culture change to root out what he called “a cancer” plaguing the agency.

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House Committee Looking at Employee Reassignments at DOI

October 12, 2017 10:52 AM , Updated October 20, 2017 1:20 PM

A House Committee is requesting information on employee transfers within DOI that it says may have been done in retaliation and therefore violation of law.

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Interior Department Announces $25.6 Million for Historic Preservation

August 18, 2017 9:19 AM , Updated August 24, 2017 12:18 PM

The Interior Department announced it is providing funds to preserve “U.S. history and heritage” shortly after President Trump tweeted about growing efforts to remove Confederate statues.

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DOI Secretary Tells Federal Employees to ‘Remain Vigiliant’ After Malheur Refuge Verdict

October 29, 2016 4:55 PM

DOI Secretary Sally Jewell sent a memo to all federal employees who work for her agency in which she said she was “profoundly disappointed” by the recent verdict in the Malheur Wildlife Refuge case.

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