US/Office of Special Counsel
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| US/Office of Special Counsel |
|Headquarters||1730 M Street, NW Washington, D.C.|
|Officially, in charge of ensuring whistleblowers are taken seriously.|
The United States Office of Special Counsel (US/OSC) was set up to receive whistleblowing disclosures from federal employees. It has the power to demand investigation of charges made by whistleblowers, but very rarely does so - the OSC's annual report for fiscal year 1995 reveals that out of 333 whistleblowing disclosures, the office forwarded only 2 for agency investigation.
- ↑ Document:Whistleblowers - Risks and skills
- ↑ Tom Devine, (1997) The Whistleblower's Survival Guide, Washington, DC, Fund for Constitutional Government, p. 68