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Hearing examines health of federal whistleblowing, finds alarming changes

At a hearing on Capitol Hill last Tuesday, witnesses delivered a combination of good news and dire predictions in testimonies on the state of whistleblowing in the federal government. The hearing, “Examining the Administration’s Treatment of Whistleblowers,” was held September…

Decision in Kaplan v. Conyers will have “profound” impact on federal government

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit released today its decision in the case of Kaplan v. Conyers (Case 11-3207).* As many feared, the court broadened executive power and discretion at the expense of civil service protections and due process…