OSC Concludes Hatch Act Investigation of Kellyanne Conway, Finds Two Violations, and Refers Findings to President for Appropriate Disciplinary ActionOSC Presses VA to Report on HIV Testing Methods After Whistleblower Exposes Slow Implementation of Latest Generation Testing Directive in Miami OSC Welcomes Agency Change in Cattle Tick Preventive Treatment After Border Patrol Horses Fall Ill, Thanks Whistleblower for Disclosing the Problem OSC Finds Shortcomings in VA Response to Spinal Cord Care Problems at Manchester, N.H., VA Hospital OSC Finds Numerous Shortcomings in VA Response on Barriers to Life-saving Organ Transplants for VeteransOSC Urges VA to Remove Employee from Any Procurement Duties, Suitably Discipline Employees Involved in Landscaping Purchasing Misconduct CasePeace Corps encouraged to improve sexual assault prevention stepsFollow OSC on Twitter
OSC Concludes Hatch Act Investigation of Kellyanne Conway, Finds Two Violations, and Refers Findings to President for Appropriate Disciplinary Action
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel today sent an investigative report to President Donald Trump finding that Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act in two television interviews. 
OSC Presses VA to Report on HIV Testing Methods After Whistleblower Exposes Slow Implementation of Latest Generation Testing Directive in Miami
OSC is pressing the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the status of updated HIV testing nationwide after a Miami whistleblower exposed the slow implementation of new methods at the VA facility there.
OSC Welcomes Agency Change in Cattle Tick Preventive Treatment After Border Patrol Horses Fall Ill, Thanks Whistleblower for Disclosing the Problem
Thanks to a whistleblower, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol horses working on the U.S.-Mexican border are no longer receiving a cattle tick prevention spray reported to have made them sick.
OSC Finds Shortcomings in VA Response to Spinal Cord Care Problems at Manchester, N.H., VA Hospital
The Manchester, NH, VAMC initially failed to address whistleblower complaints of substandard care, including patients who developed serious spinal cord diseases due to clinical neglect. OSC described these shortcomings in a letter to the President.
OSC Finds Numerous Shortcomings in VA Response on Barriers to Life-saving Organ Transplants for Veterans
A whistleblower in San Antonio, Texas, exposed flaws in the VA’s nationwide organ transplant program that cause difficulty for veterans in need of timely, life-saving care.
OSC Urges VA to Remove Employee from Any Procurement Duties, Suitably Discipline Employees Involved in Landscaping Purchasing Misconduct Case
A landscaping materials purchasing misconduct case out of the VA led the Office of Special Counsel to call for suitable discipline of employees who have committed serious wrongdoing. 
Peace Corps encouraged to improve sexual assault prevention steps
The Peace Corps has made progress in improving sexual assault prevention and victim resources but key challenges remain, a hard-hitting new review concludes.
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An explanation of the rights of federal government employees who have blown the whistle on government wrongdoing, explained by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel.

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