The (POGO) Blog
September 14, 2017
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence recently signaled a growing concern “about the level of protection afforded to whistleblowers within the IC and the level of insight congressional committees have into their disclosures.”
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.
August 11, 2017
The firing of the Washington, D.C. veterans’ medical center director provides the first test of a new Department of Veterans Affairs accountability and whistleblower protection law.
August 9, 2017
Bipartisanship led to a bill that created a new VA whistleblower office, but its language also diminishes due process rights for civil servants. Congress needs to continue overseeing the new office and ensure VA employees do not suffer from retaliation or political purging.
July 27, 2017
POGO’s new “Know Your Rights” tool is a starting point for federal whistleblowers who want to understand what the law protects and what it doesn’t.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections