Following an investigation, the Department of Justice Inspector General concluded that the Chief Deputy United States Marshal (CDUSM) and a Senior Inspector retaliated against subordinate employees for their cooperation with an OIG investigation. According to the investigative … [Read more...] about Inspector General Concludes that Marshalls Service Official Violated the Whistleblower Protection Act
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In enacting civil service reform in the late 1970s, Congress prohibited retaliation against whistleblowers in the federal government.The Senate report accompanying the Civil Service Reform Act states:In the vast federal bureaucracy, it is not difficult to conceal … [Read more...] about The Whistleblower Protection Act: Empowering Federal Employees to Root Out Waste, Fraud and Abuse
The Whistleblower Protection Act prohibits retaliation against federal employees, applicants, or former employees for disclosing the following types of government wrongdoing:a violation of any law, rule, or regulation;gross mismanagement;gross waste of funds;abuse of authority; … [Read more...] about What Whistleblowing Is Protected Under The Whistleblower Protection Act?
The Michigan Supreme Court has issued yet another opinion regarding the scope of Michigan’s Whistleblower Protection Act, MCL 15.361, et seq. (the WPA). This time, the Court considered whether certain claims asserted under the WPA are preempted by the National Labor … [Read more...] about Michigan Supreme Court Holds No Preemption When WPA (Whistleblower Protection Act) Claim Is Based On Reporting Alleged Criminal Conduct
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, has given assent to the Whistle blower’s Protection Act, 2014. The Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 27 December 2011 and by the Rajya Sabha on 21 February 2014.The Act aims at providing a mechanism to encourage persons to … [Read more...] about The President gives assent to the Whistleblowers’ Protection Act,2014