More than half of IRD’s separation agreements contain clauses that violate federal whistleblower laws.
Some fear the programs designed to stop government leaks may also keep employees from reporting problems.
Whistleblower groups charge that corporations are seeking to silence employees who might report fraud.
Secrecy agreements create chilling effect for whistleblowers who want to report waste, abuse and fraud.
The inspector general demands the identities of IRD employees who signed confidentiality agreements.
International Relief and Development’s confidentiality policies and “revolving door” raise concerns.
A nonprofit received millions of dollars to do development work in Iraq and Afghanistan and paid top executives generously.
The request by two House oversight committee members signals a probe of the government contractor.
KBR, one of the largest government contractors, is accused of requiring employees seeking to report fraud to sign confidentiality agreements.
An inside look at the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, from a London office to the skies of Asia.