Whistleblower Protection Act of 1987 report (to accompany H.R. 25) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service

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  • United States. -- Merit Systems Protection Board. -- Office of the Special Counsel,
  • Whistle blowing -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • United States -- Officials and employees -- Discipline

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SeriesReport / 100th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 100-274
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Pagination75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
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Open LibraryOL14281136M

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