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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The right way to do what’s right: Labor Manual outlines whistleblower protection

From the USPS News Link Archives | April 13, 2006 (with links updated) You hear about “whistleblowers” almost every day in the news — employees who do the right thing ethically by disclosing wrongdoing in an organization. The Postal Service protects you from retaliation for protected disclosures. These could include allegations of violations of law,…

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