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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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EPA Whistleblower Who Complained About Pruitt’s Spending Inflated Military Service

on April 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA Whistleblower Who Complained About Pruitt’s Spending Inflated Military Service A recent report states that the EPA whistleblower who complained about administrator Scott Pruitt's spending "benefitted from the same EPA hiring authority that he said EPA officials had used to dole out raises to two top Pruitt aides, according to knowledgeable sources and EPA documents."

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House Dems Concerned About Whistleblower Reports of Targeting Career Federal Employees

By on March 15, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Dems Concerned About Whistleblower Reports of Targeting Career Federal Employees

Two Congressmen say they have whistleblower documents alleging administration officials targeted career federal employees who did not support President Trump’s agenda.

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House Committee Looking Into ‘Excessive Spending’ on Redecorating Carson’s Office

By on March 1, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Committee Looking Into ‘Excessive Spending’ on Redecorating Carson’s Office

The House Oversight Committee is probing reports of “excessive spending” on decorating the HUD Secretary’s office.

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OSC Issues New Whistleblower Protection Guidelines to Agencies

By on February 6, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Issues New Whistleblower Protection Guidelines to Agencies

The Office of Special Counsel recently released three guidance memos for agencies regarding implementing whistleblower protections.

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Pay Freeze for Federal Employees in 2019?

By on December 14, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Freeze for Federal Employees in 2019?

A new report based on a leaked whistleblower document says that the Trump administration intends to seek a pay freeze for all civilian federal employees in 2019.

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