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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : [U.S. Office of Special Counsel]

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General Note:
The content is made available by the U.S. Government Printing Office in accordance with Title 44 of the US Code, 2013- .
Digital collection: Federal Depository Library Program Web Archive.
Summary, etc.:
Describes the scope of responsibilities of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC), an independent federal investigative and prosecutorial agency that derives its authority from four federal statutes: the Civil Service Reform Act, the Whistleblower Protection Act, the Hatch Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). OSC's primary mission is to protect federal employees from prohibited personnel practices, especially reprisal for whistleblowing. Site provides forms for filing complaints and disclosures of prohibited personnel practices, and a reading room.
Language Note:
Text in English and, in part, Spanish.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on: archived web page captured Feb 1, 2013 (page last modified 1/23/13); title from title screen (viewed Jan. 17, 2014).
Subject: United States. Office of Special Counsel.
United States > Officials and employees > Protection.
United States > Officials and employees > Legal status, laws, etc.
Whistle blowing > Law and legislation > United States.

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