Aviation Whistleblowing

Air Insight: The Daily Boeing: key stories for 21 May 2024

Air Insight: The Daily Boeing: key stories for 21 May 2024 This article features a Government Accountability Project blog and was originally published here. Today’s key stories related to Boeing reflect a wide variety of topics.  The 767F freighter received a five year exemption from US climate rules, enabling the aircraft to continue in production [...]

The New York Times: Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump

Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump This article features our client Robert J. MacLean and was originally published here. WASHINGTON — As President Trump prepares to leave office in days, a lucrative market for pardons is coming to a head, with some of his allies collecting fees from wealthy felons [...]

The Wichita Eagle: This Kansas Official Pushed the TSA to Take COVID-19 Precautions on a National Level

Note: this article, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine and our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. This Kansas Official Pushed the TSA to Take COVID-19 Precautions on a National Level When Jay Brainard first heard in January that a deadly virus could spread from China through air travel, he knew he would have [...]

Forbes: TSA Officers At 47 U.S. Airports Tested COVID-19 Positive In Past 2 Weeks

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. TSA Officers At 47 U.S. Airports Tested COVID-19 Positive In Past 2 Weeks Over the past two weeks, TSA officers at nearly four dozen U.S. airports have tested positive for COVID-19, according to data from the Transportation Security Administration. During that period, at least [...]

Fox News: TSA Adds Coronavirus-Related Measures After Whistleblower Accused Agency of Not Doing Enough

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published here. TSA Adds Coronavirus-Related Measures After Whistleblower Accused Agency of Not Doing Enough The precautions are designed to keep both TSA agents and travelers safer. The head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has added more safety precautions to be taken by agents after a whistleblower accused [...]

The Washington Post: TSA Head Orders New Virus Safety Measures After Meeting Whistleblower

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. TSA Head Orders New Virus Safety Measures After Meeting Whistleblower The head of the Transportation Security Administration ordered new coronavirus safety precautions last week after meeting with a whistleblower who alleged that the agency wasn’t doing enough [...]

AP: Lawyer: TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. Lawyer: TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint The Transportation Security Administration has improved coronavirus protection for airport screeners after a TSA official accused the agency of endangering travelers, the whistleblower’s lawyer said Wednesday. The changes include requiring [...]

Press Release: TSA Makes COVID-19 Safety Changes in the Wake of Whistleblower Report and OSC Finding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 7, 2020 TSA Makes COVID-19 Safety Changes in the Wake of Whistleblower Report and OSC Finding Government Accountability Project Client Disclosure Spurs Positive Change WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agreed to new safety procedures to protect passengers ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend. These changes came after [...]