By Pete Kasperowicz The Department of Veterans Affairs is refusing to say it will fire employees involved in retaliating against whistleblowers who helped publicize the VA health care scandal, even though it says it won’t tolerate retaliation.
The VA announced Monday that it reached a settlement with three VA employees who were victims of retaliation after they spoke up against shoddy VA practices. But while the existence of settlements indicates that some retaliatory actions did take place, the VA is silent on whether or how any of the retaliators might be punished.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald says retaliation against VA whistleblowers won’t be tolerated, …read more
Source: The Blaze