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CONGRESS WEIGHS FATE OF TROUBLED SPECIAL COUNSEL

Washington, DC — Congress should abolish the Office of Special Counsel because it does whistleblowers far more harm than good, according to congressional testimony submitted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). Leaving the Office of...

OBSTRUCTION OF INVESTIGATION INTO WHISTLEBLOWER AGENCY

Washington, DC — A slow-moving investigation of retaliation complaints within the federal agency charged with whistleblower protection has ground to a halt due to obstruction by the probe’s target, according to documents released today by Public Employees for...

SPECIAL COUNSEL POSTS AND THEN RETRACTS POOR REPORT CARD

Washington, DC — Seeking to deflect public attention, the Office of Special Counsel posted an overdue annual report to Congress on its website this past Tuesday, Election Day, but removed the link for the report the next day, according to Public Employees for...

WHISTLEBLOWERS GIVE SPECIAL COUNSEL DISMAL REVIEWS

Washington, DC — The U.S. Office of Special Counsel helps virtually no federal whistleblowers, according to the agency’s latest surveys of federal employees who filed retaliation complaints. Perhaps not surprisingly, nearly 90% of federal employees who dealt with the...