COULD NEW VA REFORM SERVE AS NEW STANDARD ACROSS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT? - June 29, 2017
New VA law to be a blueprint for whole-of-government reform?
By Rachael Kalinyak, Federal Times
Ever since the 2014 scandal that wracked the Department of Veteran Affairs, the problem of how to hold federal employees accountable has been on everyone’s mind.
On Friday, President Trump sought to put an end to the constant questions and arguments by signing a new law reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs. The law is intended to make it easier for employees to be fired for misconduct while offering protection to any whistleblowers.