Whistleblower Protection: Survey of Federal Employees on Misconduct and Protection from Reprisal : Fact Sheet for the Chairman, Subcommittee on the Civil Service, Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives

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Page 1 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE CIVIL SERVICE, COMMITTEE ON POST OFFICE AND CIVIL SERVICE, Washington, DC. The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, at 10:05 am, in room 311, Cannon House Office Building, Hon.
Page 8 - Misconduct - A summary term used to indicate the violation in federal sector operations of any law, rule, or regulation: gross mismanagement; gross waste of funds; abuse of authority, or acts that are of substantial and specific danger to public health and safety. Reprisal - Taking or threatening to take a personnel action against an employee for reporting misconduct APPENDIX II I. Awareness 1. Before receiving this questionnaire, how aware, if at all, were you that there is a law to protect federal...
Page 6 - The Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Civil Service/ House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, asked us to review the government's processing of whistleblower reprisal complaints and the Office of Special Counsel's (OSC) effectiveness in protecting whistleblowers.
Page 8 - OSC functions as an independent investigative and prosecutorial agency within the executive branch which litigates before the Merit Systems Protection Board. The primary role of OSC is to protect employees, former employees, and applicants for employment from prohibited personnel practices, especially reprisal for whistleblowing.
Page 1 - Counsel to protect federal employees, especially whistleblowers, from prohibited personnel practices and to act in the Interest of employees seeking assistance. Inspection Hotline and the role of the Office of Inspector General. IRS...
Page 11 - Examples of misconduct are stealing federal funds or property, violations of federal laws or regulations, or waste caused by buying unnecessary or defective goods.
Page 10 - Did the source(s) that you checked in question 4 provide information about the roles of each of the following in protecting you from reprisal? (Check one box in each row.) a.
Page 8 - Counsel (OSC) serves as an independent investigative and prosecutorial agency to protect employees, former employees, and applicants for employment from prohibited personnel practices, especially reprisal for whistleblowing. A whistleblower also has the right to go to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) in certain circumstances for protection against reprisal.
Page 3 - Furthermore, many employees did not know whether their agencies would support whistleblowers and most had minimal knowledge about their right to protection from reprisal.
Page 12 - Currently, if you became aware of misconduct in your agency, how willing or unwilling would you be to report it? (Check one.) N=1,032 1.

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