Labor Department public affairs chief investigated by Congress
The missive comes a week after the Washington Post reported that some patent examiners repeatedly lied about their hours.
House committee to probe telework abuses at patent agency
The worst revelations of an internal probe were left out of the report turned over to its watchdog.
Benjamin F. Bailar says agency is “prostituting” its stamp program by sacrificing icons for pop culture.
USPS “prostituting” its stamp program, former postmaster general says as he quits panel
A costly two-year investigation by a council of inspectors general found that the inspector general made insensitive comments about women and racial minorities.
The Patent and Trademark Office workers got paid to goof off at home for years because they had so little to do.
Despite backlog of appeals, patent office paralegals sat idle most weeks over four years, watchdog finds
Patent office paralegals were idle for almost four years but got paid, and even received bonuses, probe finds.