- VA says it's committed to a workplace where people can share concerns without fear of reprisal
- Letter from Office of Special Counsel says VA has not listened to whistleblowers or protected them from retaliation
- Letter backs up allegations of those who raised alarms about dangers at VA facilities
(CNN)The Department of Veterans Affairs has not listened to whistleblowers or protected them, and it also has not punished employees who tried to stop or interfere with whistleblowers, according to a letter the U.S. Office of Special Counsel sent to the White House and Congress on Thursday.
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