Tag: Whistleblower

Don’t Forget to Consider the Relevant Time Period for Your Settlement Agreement

By on March 4, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Don’t Forget to Consider the Relevant Time Period for Your Settlement Agreement

As a recent court case shows, the time period (or lack thereof) on a settlement agreement can have surprising consequences for federal employees.

Continue Reading »

Whistleblower Says Federal Employees Helping with Coronavirus Lacked Proper Protection

on February 28, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A whistleblower alleges that some federal employees were sent to work at coronavirus quarantine locations in California without adequate safety protocols and then flew back home on commercial airplanes, according to a person familiar with the complaint against the Department of Health and Human Services.

Continue Reading »

DOI Employee Returned to His Job in Whistleblower Retaliation Case

By on February 5, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
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.

Continue Reading »

Appeals Court Vacates MSPB Removal Decision For Its Mishandling of Whistleblower Defense

By on January 20, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Vacates MSPB Removal Decision For Its Mishandling of Whistleblower Defense

A GSA Financial Advisor who argued his removal was retaliation for whistleblowing convinced the appeals court to overturn the administrative appeal decision.

Continue Reading »

Can a Whistleblower Expect the Right to Remain Anonymous?

By on December 10, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can a Whistleblower Expect the Right to Remain Anonymous?

Can whistleblowers in the federal government reasonably expect to remain anonymous?

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

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.

Continue Reading »

Top