Whistleblower reprisal cases have increased six-fold in the last few years. Although some whistleblower reprisal cases are unsubstantiated, it can be easy to make targets of federal officials. More and more managers, supervisors and law enforcement officials are accused of and investigated for some allegation at some point in their careers. In what may become a super-charged environment, an agency lawyer may be assigned to assist you in an OSC or EEO investigation but this attorney represents the government’s interests, not yours as an individual employee, and the agency attorney may advance a position adverse to yours.
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