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A Senate report estimates that three partial shutdowns in the past five years cost $3.7 billion in backpay. That estimate is low.
  • Sep 18, 2019
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The State Department’s inspector general urged the U.S. government to stop providing bomb-detection dogs to Jordan until their health and welfare are ensured.
  • Sep 17, 2019
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The Bureau of Land Management says having more of its employees out West would improve decision-making and save money.
  • Sep 11, 2019
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has won at least a dozen settlements in the past decade against employees who told co-workers to go back to where they came from.
  • Aug 2, 2019
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A report points to the vital role whistleblowers play in holding government leaders accountable. 
  • Jul 30, 2019
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The House last week approved the first federally funded paid family medical leave program, but with almost no Republican support. Now its fate in the Senate is uncertain.
  • Jul 17, 2019
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While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company bankruptcies.
  • Jul 14, 2019
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It’s been almost 26 months since a federal court judge stymied President Trump’s effort to undermine the power of federal unions through three executive orders. But that hasn’t stopped relentless attempts to reach the same goal through a different route.
  • Jul 9, 2019
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Agriculture Department officials have told workers at two agencies that they have two choices: relocate to the Kansas City area or face firing. With many declining relocation, the move will seriously disrupt the work of the department's Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
  • Jul 1, 2019
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The Department of Veterans Affairs moved to fire a whistleblowing psychologist one day before her House testimony.
  • Jun 27, 2019
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