Whistleblowing Works: How Inspectors General Respond to and Protect Whistleblowers

Issued July 30, 2019 To illustrate the importance of individuals coming forward to report waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct to Offices of Inspector General (OIG), we used the search function on Oversight.gov and identified many examples of OIG investigations, audits, and reviews initiated or advanced because of a whistleblower disclosure. We present a sample of…

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USPS to review government email use for infidelity site

By Sarah N. Lynch – August 20, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service and its internal watchdog plan to review whether or not some of the agency’s employees may have violated federal policies by using their government email on the infidelity website Ashley Madison. “We are looking into this matter and will follow our existing administrative…

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KA–POW! APWU Oakland Local Strikes Back At Abusive Supervisor

News Brief – October 20, 2014 [PDF] The Oakland Local took the unusual step of launching an office-wide petition against Tour 1 Supervisor Preet Singh. The petition, which has more than 100 signatures, details years of a variety of unacceptable conduct. It was sent to PMG Donahoe and forwarded to the Bay-Valley District Manager, Congresswoman…

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