17 Jun '16, 6pm

VA abandons law aimed at firing employees

VA abandons law aimed at firing employees

President Barack Obama signs the Veterans’ Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014, at Fort Belvoir, Va., on Aug. 7, 2014. The The Department of Veterans Affairs notified Congress on Friday that it will no longer enforce the law. Pete Souza/White House Related Fired Phoenix VA director scores legal win, sparks outrage The Justice Department is siding with a legal argument by fired Veterans Affairs official who was at the center of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and secret lists covering up the delays. Some VA workers in disbelief as two controversial executives return to high-paying jobs Some employees across the scandal-ridden Department of Veterans Affairs reacted with disbelief when two directors were reinstated Monday despite findings of wrongdoing and as VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson tried to tamp down the controve...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/va-abandons-law-aimed-at-firi...

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