Coronavirus

Government Executive: These 12 Exemplary Feds Led Hurricane Response, Coronavirus Vaccine Research and Much More

These 12 Exemplary Feds Led Hurricane Response, Coronavirus Vaccine Research and Much More This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Jay Brainard and was originally published here. At a time when public servants at the federal level are increasingly under attack, many federal employees are doing stellar, even heroic, work behind the scenes. [...]

The Washington Post: Immigrant detainees get poor medical care, face retaliation for speaking out, according to Democrat-led report

Immigrant detainees get poor medical care, face retaliation for speaking out, according to Democrat-led report This article features our clients Dawn Wooten and Dr. Scott Allen and was originally published here. Immigrant detainees in U.S. government custody are getting inadequate medical, dental and mental health care, and they face potential punishment for speaking out, according [...]

Fairfield Citizen: Democrats to Investigate Forced Surgery Claims in Georgia

Democrats to investigate forced surgery claims in Georgia This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. ATLANTA (AP) — Leading congressional Democrats reacted furiously Tuesday to lightly substantiated claims that immigrants held at a detention center in Georgia are undergoing questionable hysterectomies. In a complaint filed Monday, a nurse alleges that [...]

People: ‘Like an Experimental Concentration Camp’: Women at Detention Center Report High Number of Hysterectomies

'Like an Experimental Concentration Camp': Women at Detention Center Report High Number of Hysterectomies This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A concerning number of hysterectomies have been performed on migrant women held at a Georgia detention center — some of whom didn't know why they [...]

Boston News: Whistleblower alleges high rate of hysterectomies and medical neglect at ICE facility

Whistleblower alleges high rate of hysterectomies and medical neglect at ICE facility This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. (CNN) — A whistleblower who previously worked at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Georgia detailed a high rate of hysterectomies and alleged medical neglect in [...]

CNN: Whistleblower alleges high rate of hysterectomies and medical neglect at ICE facility

Whistleblower alleges high rate of hysterectomies and medical neglect at ICE facility This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Washington (CNN)A whistleblower who previously worked at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Georgia detailed a high rate of hysterectomies and alleged medical neglect in a [...]

VICE: Staggering Number of Hysterectomies Happening at ICE Facility, Whistleblower Says

Staggering Number of Hysterectomies Happening at ICE Facility, Whistleblower Says This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. UPDATED Sept. 15, 10:05 a.m.: This story was updated with a statement from ICE and a link to the whistleblower complaint. A whistleblower complaint filed Monday by several legal advocacy groups accuses a [...]

NBC News: Workers deserve protection from COVID-19. The agency responsible for that doesn’t care.

Workers deserve protection from COVID-19. The agency responsible for that doesn't care. This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here.  The mission of the U.S. Department of Labor, as spelled out in the congressional statute that created the agency, is “to assure so far as possible every working man and women in the [...]

2020-09-01T14:09:27-04:00September 1st, 2020|Coronavirus, Coronavirus Pandemic, COVID19, In The News|

Bloomberg Law: Workplace Whistleblower Protections Inch Forward Amid Pandemic

Workplace Whistleblower Protections Inch Forward Amid Pandemic This article features Government Accountability Project's Staff Attorney and Deputy Director Samantha Feinstein and was originally published here. Workplace safety concerns sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic have inspired a handful of state and local laws that nudged forward protections for whistleblowing employees, but not as far forward as [...]

2020-08-28T11:30:04-04:00August 28th, 2020|Coronavirus, Coronavirus Pandemic, COVID19, In The News|

Open The Government: New Lawsuit Fights Back Against White House’s COVID-19 Communication Secrecy

New Lawsuit Fights Back Against White House’s COVID-19 Communication Secrecy This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here.  Even as the deaths of Americans from COVID-19 climb past 175,000, the Trump administration continues to oppose scientific transparency. After five months of being stonewalled by the Center for Disease Control and the Department of [...]

2020-08-27T12:55:50-04:00August 27th, 2020|Coronavirus, Coronavirus Pandemic, COVID19, In The News|
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