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Watchdog says USGS chief retaliated against whistleblower

28 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Geological Survey violated federal whistleblower-protection laws by reassigning an employee who lodged an official complaint against him, the Interior Department's inspector general office said Thursday.
After the whistleblower lodged the complaint, Geological Survey chief James F. Reilly told other staffers the employee was “evil” and asked to know about any other whistleblowers so he could move them, the inspector general's office found in a report.
Interior Department spokesman Nicholas Goodwin disputed the findings, calling the report “wrong in its...
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Trump's USGS Chief Violated Whistleblower Protection Law, Inspector General Says

Trump's USGS Chief Violated Whistleblower Protection Law, Inspector General Says

28 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

James Reilly, the director of the U.S. Geological Survey, reassigned an agency employee after learning that the staffer had filed a complaint against him.
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