Report highlights include:
Whistleblowers were 10 times more likely than their peers to receive disciplinary action within a year of reporting misconduct.
The VA doesn’t always maintain required files and documents for adjudication, suggesting that employees may not have received due process.
Sixty-six percent of VA employees who filed formal complaints did not work for the VA the following year.
VA officials found guilty of misconduct sometimes received a lesser punishment than recommended or no punishment.