Too often managers use the excuse of "maintaining good order and discipline" to mob an employee out of government for other reasons completely. Overusing or misusing the disciplinary process is rampant, with "mobbing" or gang harassment on the rise.
The real reason for this is usually "retaliation". Retaliation against a whistleblower, retaliation against an employee who complained about discrimination, retaliation against a Union or other administrative…
I would like to see a proliferation of sites like VA Accountability across federal, state and local government agencies. The concept could be extended to include information (names, dates, summaries) about EEO complaints, grievances, and other administrative information exposing corrupt management to the world. This gets to the heart of corruption…Continue
July Fourth marks the United States' Independence Day. The central celebrated document, the Declaration of Independence, that rejected British rule, was the masterpiece of democratic expression written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776.
The most profound lines aren't the more famous "When in the course of human events" or "all men are created equal" but rather appear at the end of the…Continue
NEW on the #OGP blog | Civil Society Coordinator Newsletter for March 2013. http://blog.opengovpartnership.org/2013/04/civil-society-n (...) … #opengov #civilsociety
Consultation now open to gather views on @opengovpart UK action plan – have your say here: http://ow.ly/jHkHT #opengov
What's next for the…Continue