VA Whistleblowers Tell Congress Retaliation Is Still Rampant

Government Executive: The Veterans Affairs Department continues to punish employees who speak out against dangerous or improper practices at the agency despite targeted efforts in recent years to reverse its retaliatory culture, several high-profile whistleblowers told a House committee on Tuesday.

Reprisal through intimidation, harassment and discipline continue to plague the department, the whistleblowers and outside watchdog groups told the House Veterans' Affairs Committee panel on oversight and investigations.

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