The Associated Press: WASHINGTON — The Veterans Affairs Department said Tuesday it is offering relief to more than two dozen employees who faced retaliation after filing whistleblower complaints about wrongdoing at VA hospitals and clinics nationwide.
The actions follow settlements reached last year with three employees who reported widespread problems at the Phoenix VA hospital, including chronic delays for veterans seeking care and falsified waiting lists covering up the delays. The resulting uproar forced the ouster of former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki and led to a new law overhauling the agency and making it easier to fire senior officials. Read full article here: http://www.postbulletin.com/news/politics/va-settles-more-retaliation-complaints-by-whistleblowers/article_d1ee0c3b-6456-53d8-976f-cc8c4c43e371.html
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