U.S. workers without protective gear assisted coronavirus evacuees, HHS whistleblower says (The Washington Post)
Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services sent more than a dozen workers to receive the first Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, without proper training for infection control or appropriate protective gear, according to a whistleblower complaint.
Statement from Joel Clement and Katherine Atkinson in response to the Department of Interior’s Inspector General’s report on the reassignment of career SES employees
Today, Joel Clement, the civil servant who filed a whistleblower complaint against the Department of the Interior; and Katherine Atkinson, the attorney from Wilkenfeld, Herendeen & Atkinson representing Joel Clement, released the following statements in response to the Department of Interior’s (DOI) Inspector General’s (IG’s) report on the reassignment of career SES employees.
Trump Administration Whistleblower Sues DOI
On behalf of WHA client Joel Clement, Katherine Atkinson filed a lawsuit against the Department of the Interior today due to DOI’s failure to respond to Joel’s requests for records under the Freedom of Information Act. Members of Congress have also requested records related to the mass reassignment of members of the Senior Executive Service … Read more
WHA Client Blows the Whistle on Trump Administration
Department of the Interior Senior Executive Joel Clement filed a whistleblower retaliation complaint with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. Read Mr. Clement’s opinion piece in The Washington Post to learn more about it, and download the complaint below. Retaliation Complaint Whistleblower Disclosure