Workforce

GovExec Daily: The Importance of Protecting Whistleblowers

The Government Accountability Project’s Dana Gold joins the podcast to discuss new plans to protect feds, contractors and grantees who blow the whistle.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Report Finds GSA Failed to Remove Hazardous Materials from Facility For Years

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss an OSC documenting a whistleblower’s allegations.

Oversight

GSA Failed to Remove Asbestos, Arsenic, Explosives From Missouri Facility for Decades, Report Finds

GSA officials knew about hazardous materials at a former munitions plant turned federal office building but declined to notify employees and other agency tenants or restrict access to impacted areas, substantiating a whistleblower’s allegations.

Oversight

Whistleblowers Risk Everything—Lawmakers Must Protect Them

Two pivotal pieces of legislation pending before Congress would strengthen weak whistleblower protection laws.

Oversight

ATF Misclassified Jobs as Law Enforcement and Retaliated Against Whistleblower, Agencies Say

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is demanding additional information after revelations that the Office of Personnel Management partially suspended the agency’s authority to classify positions.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: Whistleblowing in the U.S.

The Government Accountability Project's Irvin McCullough joins the podcast to discuss National Whistleblower Day.

Oversight

Inspector General Vindicates Top Global Media Agency Officials Suspended During Trump Administration

The situation was one of many controversial ones under the agency’s former CEO, who claims he was trying to “return this agency to fulfilling its legally mandated mission.” 

Workforce

Lawmakers Advance Bills to Boost Federal Employee Protections, Agency Oversight

Republicans say measures would allow feds to "slow roll" policies and discourage individuals from joining government.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: A Year of Pandemic Oversight

Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery Brian Miller speaks to GovExec's Courtney Bublé about his time in his role.

Oversight

GovExec Daily: A Request for Stronger Whistleblower Protections

The Government Accountability Project's Irvin McCullough joins the show to discuss a letter sent to the White House and Congress.

Oversight

Over 200 Groups Call for Whistleblower Reform for Public Servants

Several federal employee organizations signed onto the letter to President Biden and congressional leaders.

Management

Senator: Pandemic Makes Anti-Fraud Law More Important Than Ever

The Justice Department, Congress and whistleblowers must “remain very vigilant” due to the trillions of dollars spent in pandemic relief, said the senator. 

Workforce

GovExec Daily: Feds' Anti-Gag Rights During the Transition

Government Accountability Project's Irvin McCullough and Aman Panjwani join the podcast to discuss whistleblower rights at the end of the Trump administration.

Management

Viewpoint: Federal Workers Need to Know Their Anti-Gag Rights

Whistleblower rights supersede speech restrictions, and any gag orders that neglect to spell that out are illegal.

Oversight

Groups Request Reminder of Federal Employees’ Whistleblower Rights

They are concerned agency heads could be scaring employees away from disclosing wrongdoing.