All posts tagged Paul Kollmer-Dorsey

Beyond BBG press release: Comments from AFGE 1812′s Tim Shamble, CUSIB’s Ann Noonan

BBG Watch Commentary “Mindful of the damage to RFE/RL’s reputation in Russia caused by the previous RFE/RL management, CUSIB remains aggrieved that dozens of courageous journalists who were fired from Radio Liberty in Moscow in September 2012 have not yet …

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U.S. court rules a contract employee can bring claims of discrimination against Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary In yet another defeat for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) General Counsel (GC) Office, the federal District Court for the District of Columbia ruled

VOA officials tried to ban reporter from the UN and limit public disclosure, emails show

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15932" align="alignleft" width="269" caption="Matthew Russell Lee, Inner City Press"][/caption] Official

Broadcasting Board of Governors officials rebuked on illegal firings of employees, likely to waste millions on further appeals

The Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) rejected all of the Broadcasting Board of Governors' (BBG) exceptions to Arbitrator Suzanne R. Butler's decision in the Office of Cuba Broadcasting

Broadcasting Board of Governors staff issues a gag order on Gallup contract, BBG employee union points out

A commentary has been posted on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employee union AFGE Local 1812 website which deals with attempts by the BBG senior executive

Broadcasting Board of Governors staffers resist calls from BBG Governors for public discussion and setting date for audit of Gallup contract

BBG Watch Commentary At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open meeting last Thursday, September 13, 2012, executive staffers resisted calls from BBG Governors Victor Ashe and Michael

Broadcasting Board of Governors staff failed to inform board about dropping EEO policy amendment to protect union members

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15719" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="BBG Deputy GC Paul Kollmer-Dorsey"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) executive staff dropped an amendment protecting union members and union activities

Broadcasting Board of Governors can't do its job in an hour and 15 minutes

BBG Watch Commentary During last Thursday's open meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) in Washington, DC, a senior Republican member Ambassador Victor Ashe criticized the BBG's

Rep. Rohrabacher – BBG strikes blows against government transparency and Congressional oversight

In a letter to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) condemned the recently-passed BBG resolution on non-disclosure of internal deliberative information as "a

BBG lawyer wrongly claimed employees disclosing wrongdoing to the press are not protected whistleblowers

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Deputy General Counsel Paul Kollmer-Dorsey made the following statement at the recent BBG open board meeting while challenging arguments from

US President and Vice President don't travel abroad together, should IBB Director and Deputy Director be different?

BBG Watch Commentary and "Just Asking" Questions [caption id="attachment_15713" align="aligncenter" width="645" caption="Prague, June 2012"][/caption] Most Americans know that the US President and the US Vice President don't travel together

US President and Vice President don't travel abroad together, should IBB Director and Deputy Director be different?

BBG Watch Commentary and "Just Asking" Questions [caption id="attachment_15713" align="aligncenter" width="645" caption="Prague, June 2012"][/caption] Most Americans know that the US President and the US Vice President don't travel together

What stopped BBG's GC from including whistleblower protection language?

At their meeting last week in Prague, BBG members made it clear and voted to include whistleblower protection language in their otherwise controversial resolution to limit disclosure of

What stopped BBG's GC from including whistleblower protection language?

At their meeting last week in Prague, BBG members made it clear and voted to include whistleblower protection language in their otherwise controversial resolution to limit disclosure of

Staff omits whistleblower protection despite BBG vote

Despite a long discussion and a unanimous vote by the Broadcasting Board of Governors members that nothing in their highly

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