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Posts Tagged: Whistleblower
Changes in federal government keep coming fast. That's why GovLoop is giving you these weekly recaps of presidential transition news that may affect agency management and employment.
So now ‘Rotherham’ is doomed to enter the lexican of towns long shadowed by failure. It is a town where 1,400 girls were abused between 1997 and 2013 and where a report pointed the finger of blame for failing to do enough to stop the attacks at Rotherham Borough Council and South Yorkshire Police. Times... Read more »
(WASHINGTON, DC) -- In a recently released statement veterans, members of The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C), called for the U.S. Congress and the Obama administration to stop the political power play and to mandate that federal supervisory and management officials face discipline for willfully breaking civil rights and whistleblower protection laws. “The unrestrained retaliatory... Read more »
“In all parts of the world, we see the promise of innovation to make government more open and accountable. And now, we must build on that progress. And when we gather back here next year, we should bring specific commitments to promote transparency; to fight corruption; to energize civic engagement; to leverage new technologies so... Read more »
Businesses are up in arms about a proposed plan from the Securities and Exchange Commission to pay corporate whistleblowers. Employees who provide tips or sound the alarm over corporate abuses could earn 10-30% of the money they help the SEC recover. Depending on the size of the settlement, that could be worth millions of dollars.... Read more »
Earlier this week, a broad coalition of groups sent a letter to members of the House of Representatives, urging them to pass S. 372, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act. Over 90 groups have signed on to the letter thus far. As outlined in the letter, it's absolutely imperative that this legislation, which reflects a true... Read more »
With last week’s historical bail out bill being passed by the House, most mainstream media missed another piece of legislation that was supposed to have gone to the floor. Now this bill is barely breathing thanks to a handful of republican senators. The final Whistleblower Protection Act bill was blocked the night before the House... Read more »