Archives for April 2012

Federal Agency Accountability: Data Act bill Passes House

We’ve seen in the news that the House recently approved a bill that requires federal agencies and recipients of government money to report their spending online: “The bill, known as the Data Act, would require government agencies and recipients of federal money to use standardized methods to report their spending. […]

WhistleWatch: Cause of Action Not for Profit Advocate Seeks Information on Whistleblower Retaliation From Federal Agencies

The WhistleWatch Blog: Cause of Action Not for Profit Advocate Seeks Information on Whistleblower Retaliation From Federal Agencies 22:20, April 23, 2012 by Evelynn Brown, J.D., LL.M Amazing how quickly the Government Services Administration (GSA) scandal can rally members of Congress to take a fresh look at the failure of […]

Federal News Radio: Dan Epstein Discussing Whistleblower Protection

Federal News Radio “In Depth” host Francis Rose talks with Dan Epstein about how the federal government is failing to protect whistleblowers. Listen to the interview here.  

FOIA Production: National Labor Relations Board Documents Regarding the Boeing Lawsuit

Cause of Action obtained documents from the NLRB including communications among staff and counsel during the Boeing lawsuit. Here are the full FOIA productions Cause of Action received. NLRB – Boeing production – Disc 1 NLRB – Boeing production – Disc 2 NLRB – Boeing production – Disc 3 NLRB […]

Big Government: FOIA Shows Link Between ACORN and NLRB

FOIA Shows Link Between ACORN and NLRB “Cause of Action, a nonpartisan group that seeks more transparency in government, recently discovered e-mails through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that show linkages between top National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) executives and ACORN, the liberal community organizing group Andrew Breitbart helped […]

“Friends like these” NLRB email suggests ACORN, Union ties to the Board

how can i get my ex girlfriend back An email produced via FOIA to Cause of Action in documents regarding the Boeing case before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) suggests a close relationship among union leaders, ACORN, and the NLRB. In an email dated Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in […]

Washington Post: Nonprofit seeks information about protections for whistleblowers

Read the full story here. Washington Post “The nonpartisan government accountability group Cause of Action has asked the acting director of the Office of Management and Budget to perform a government-wide audit to determine whether agencies are abiding by whistleblower protection laws.   The request comes after revelations that employees of the General Services […]