The (POGO) Blog
December 19, 2017
The Merit Systems Protection Board is working on a report on sexual harassment in the federal workplace, but it can’t release the findings until President Trump nominates and the Senate confirms a new board member.
August 17, 2017
Members of Congress are supporting a Department of Interior executive who says management retaliated against him because he disclosed how climate change is putting Alaskan coastal communities at risk.
March 23, 2017
To bolster federal oversight and ensure the protection of whistleblowers, President Donald Trump needs to fill positions in Offices of Inspectors General, the Office of Special Counsel, and the Merit Systems Protection Board.
August 19, 2016
By Carter Salis
An upcoming appeals case could make it nearly impossible for whistleblowers to win cases against employers who illegally retaliate. The case threatens to shift the evidentiary burden from the employer back to the employee, a development that would be contr
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
March 23, 2016
Issues POGO raised in a 2008 report about the Office of Special Counsel were addressed in a recent House Bill.