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Here are the comments that were submitted in response to MSPB’s unprecedented overhaul of its adjudicatory regulations: MSPB Rulemaking Comment – AFGE Local 1923 MSPB Rulemaking Comment – David Pardo MSPB Rulemaking Comment – DHS MSPB Rulemaking Comment – DOI MSPB Rulemaking Comment – DOT MSPB Rulemaking Comment – MELA MSPB Rulemaking Comment – NASA […]
Dissenters’ Digest takes a look back at the week’s stories covering whistleblowers, watchdogs, and government accountability. Look for it every Saturday evening at http://www.mspbwatch.net/digest. Department of Justice’s Recent Actions Worry Accountability and Transparency Advocates: A number of actions taken by the Department of Justice have caught the attention of government accountability groups and civil libertarians this […]
MSPB Weekly Case Report Highlights: MSPB holds disclosures made to upper management are not within “normal channels”
From this week’s MSPB Case Report: Appellant: Diane Ontivero Agency: Department of Homeland Security Decision Number: 2012 MSPB 45 Docket Number: AT-1221-11-0597-W-1 Issuance Date: March 28, 2012 Appeal Type: Individual Right of Action (IRA) Whistleblower Protection Act - Jurisdiction - Protected Disclosure - Contributing Factor The appellant petitioned for review of an initial decision that dismissed […]
In 2003, Federal Air Marshal Robert MacLean blew the whistle on a TSA plan to cut back air marshals for long distance flights – the very flights taken by the 9/11 terrorists. TSA notified MacLean and the other marshals via unsecured text message. The reason for the cutback was so TSA could save money on […]