Whistleblower Rights

Law & Crime: Government Whistleblower Investigated and Fired by Trump Administration Has Been Cleared of Wrongdoing and Reinstated

Government Whistleblower Investigated and Fired by Trump Administration Has Been Cleared of Wrongdoing and Reinstated This article features our client Dr. Setareh Derakhshesh Sieg and Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. A government whistleblower who was the subject of an internal investigation launched by one of Donald Trump’s most controversial political appointees has been [...]

Government Executive: GovExec Daily: A Request for Stronger Whistleblower Protections

GovExec Daily: A Request for Stronger Whistleblower Protections This podcast features our National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. Last week, more than 200 groups called on President Biden and congressional leadership to enact stronger whistleblower protection laws, especially to ensure that the government is fairly spending trillions of dollars in pandemic [...]

Federal News Network: Cabinet secretaries get their marching orders on the White House’s Buy American initiative

Cabinet secretaries get their marching orders on the White House’s Buy American initiative This podcast features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. President Joe Biden has told Cabinet secretaries to take a “hard look at their agency’s spending” to make sure they are meeting the goals of his Buy American executive order. Biden told [...]

NJ Today: Groups demand whistleblower protections

Groups demand whistleblower protections This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. Over 200 groups called on President Joe Biden and congressional leadership on Thursday to enact stronger whistleblower protection laws, especially to ensure that the government is fairly spending trillions of dollars in pandemic relief funding. A diverse group [...]

Shadowproof: Dissenter Weekly: Biden Justice Department Wields Espionage Act to Coerce Drone

Dissenter Weekly: Biden Justice Department Wields Espionage Act to Coerce Drone  This video features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola shares his reporting on drone whistleblower Daniel Hale, who was charged under the Espionage Act and pled guilty on March 31. [...]

Whisteblower Network News: WNN, Advocacy Organizations Send Letter to Biden Calling for Stronger Whistleblower Protections

WNN, Advocacy Organizations Send Letter to Biden Calling for Stronger Whistleblower Protections  This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. On April 1, Whistleblower Network News (WNN), along with 264 advocacy organizations, sent a letter to President Biden and four members of Congress calling for increased protections for whistleblowers. The letter is addressed to [...]

Government Executive: Over 200 Groups Call for Whistleblower Reform for Public Servants

Over 200 Groups Call for Whistleblower Reform for Public Servants This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. Over 200 groups called on President Biden and congressional leadership on Thursday to enact stronger whistleblower protection laws, especially to ensure that the government is fairly spending trillions of dollars in pandemic [...]

The Hill: Over 260 groups call on Biden to improve whistleblower protections

Over 260 groups call on Biden to improve whistleblower protections This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. More than 260 organizations urged President Biden and Congress to support freedom of speech protections for whistleblowers by making improvements to protections. The Government Accountability Project, a nonprofit that works with whistleblowers and on whistleblowing legislation, led [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and 266 Advocacy Organizations Call on President Biden and Congress to Pass Stronger Whistleblower Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2021 Government Accountability Project and 266 Advocacy Organizations Call on President Biden and Congress to Pass Stronger Whistleblower Protections WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project is joined by 266 organizations in a letter to government leaders supporting accountability through strengthened whistleblower protections. The letter reflects broad stakeholder support consistent with last September’s [...]

To Promote Accountability, Support Whistleblowers

To Promote Accountability, Support Whistleblowers Whistleblowers are one of the most effective catalysts of accountability. Truths about wrongdoing and illegality exposed by employees of conscience act as a check against powerful individuals and institutions. Time and time again, whistleblower stories serve as a case study for why policies should encourage workers to speak up. However, [...]

2021-03-26T13:07:00-04:00March 29th, 2021|Blog, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|
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