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Proposed OSC Rule for Federal Contractors May Cause Harm

In January the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) proposed a rule that it claims would extend protections under the Civil Service Reform Act and the Whistleblower Protection Act to employees of federal contractors.  However, the unintended consequences of this rule may cause more harm than good for employees of federal contractors. On Monday, March … Continue Reading

Whistleblowers Help Cut $100 Million of Waste at Department of Homeland Security

In a memo released today, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) sent its findings on recent efforts to address widespread misuse of millions of taxpayer dollars that had resulted from the abuse of the “administratively uncontrollable overtime” (AUO) system within Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to President Obama. Several whistleblowers from DHS stepped forward … Continue Reading

OSC Proposed Rule For Federal Contractor Employees May Cause Confusion

OSC Issues Reminder of Anti-Gag Provisions in Whistleblower LawWashington, D.C. January 22, 2015. Today the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) proposed a rule that it claims would extend protections under the Civil Service Reform Act and the Whistleblower Protection Act to employees of Federal contractors.  However, the unintended consequences of OSC’s proposed rule may cause more harm than good for employees of … Continue Reading
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