Why Is Who the Government Employs a Secret?

Our government is withholiding information about one million workers. That's close to half the total civilian workforce. This practice violates both the law and a longstanding practice of providing this information. No explanation for this secrecy has been provided. 

It's your right to know who our government is employing. Public Citizen  filed suit on behalf of the directors of the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, because the American public cannot effectively hold its government accountable if it does not even know who makes up the government itself. Find out more.

Listen In! Why is FOIA important? Staff Attorney Adina Rosenbaum tells us how FOIA is vital to our democracy. Hear her now! (mp3)

What can you do? Write the Office of Personnel Management telling them you want to know who your government employs.

March 21, 2019


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