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Whistleblower Status Did Not Upend Removal of TSA Agent

By on September 10, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Whistleblower Status Did Not Upend Removal of TSA Agent

A TSA agent, fired for several instances of discourteous conduct, failed to convince the appeals court to overturn his removal because of his whistleblower status.

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VA Whistleblower-Protection Worker Asks For Protection

on August 16, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A federal employee hired by the VA for whistleblower outreach is now asking the Office of Special Counsel for whistleblower protection for himself.

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Addressing the ‘Crisis’ at the MSPB

By on May 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Addressing the ‘Crisis’ at the MSPB

A new bill would allow the MSPB to take action on certain matters even without a quorum.

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Top 10 Things VA Employees Should Know the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act

By on January 28, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Top 10 Things VA Employees Should Know the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act

These are ten important things federal employees at the VA should know about the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Prevention Act.

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TSA Whistleblower Says He Was Mocked, Pushed Out After Flagging Sexual Harassment

on October 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Mark Livingston is suing the Department of Homeland Security after he says he was unfairly sidelined at TSA for standing up to bosses who bullied and harassed women.

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OSC Files Complaint Over Whistleblower’s Termination

By on August 30, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Files Complaint Over Whistleblower’s Termination

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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Lawmakers Want Investigation of Air Marshal Service After Allegations of Racial Profiling

By on August 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want Investigation of Air Marshal Service After Allegations of Racial Profiling

Some lawmakers want an investigation of the TSA’s Federal Air Marshal Service after a report alleging racial profiling by a supervisor.

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GAO: VA Whistleblowers 10x More Likely to Be Disciplined Than Peers

By on July 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO: VA Whistleblowers 10x More Likely to Be Disciplined Than Peers

A new GAO report found that the VA suffers from data reliability problems in its systems for tracking employee misconduct actions.

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House Democrats Call for Rescinding Executive Orders

By on June 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Democrats Call for Rescinding Executive Orders

A group of House Democrats have asked President Trump to rescind his recently issued executive orders that impact the federal workforce.

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Are Prohibited Personnel Practices Taking Place at EPA?

By on April 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are Prohibited Personnel Practices Taking Place at EPA?

Two Congressmen want the OSC to investigate possible prohibited personnel practices at the EPA.

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