Whistleblower Network News: The Decades-Long Fight for Court Access for Federal Employee Whistleblowers

The Decades-Long Fight for Court Access for Federal Employee Whistleblowers This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. Federal employee whistleblowers are essential safeguards to misconduct which threatens democracy, public health, the environment, taxpayer funds, and civil rights. Federal employees are in the unique position to expose abuses of authority [...]

Government Executive: Inspector General Vindicates Top Global Media Agency Officials Suspended During Trump Administration

Inspector General Vindicates Top Global Media Agency Officials Suspended During Trump Administration This article features our client Grant Turner and Attorney David Seide and was originally published here. The U.S. Agency for Global Media welcomed a watchdog’s recent decision to clear six top officials targeted under the previous agency leader of any malfeasance. The Government [...]

Transparency International: BLOWING A WHISTLE AT THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: LESSONS FOR ITALY AND BEYOND

BLOWING A WHISTLE AT THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: LESSONS FOR ITALY AND BEYOND This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In May 2020, at a time when the Italian people were still battling with the devastating first COVID-19 wave, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a report investigating Italy’s pandemic preparedness. [...]

The Washington Post: Opinion: The Voice of America whistleblowers have been vindicated

Opinion: The Voice of America whistleblowers have been vindicated This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The State Department’s Office of Inspector General has determined that six federal employees in the agency that oversees Voice of America were wrongly targeted for termination from their jobs by the Trump administration. Unjustified and retaliatory was [...]

Courthouse News Service: US Watchdog Vindicates Voice of America Whistleblowers

US Watchdog Vindicates Voice of America Whistleblowers This article features our client Grant Turner and Attorney David Seide and was originally published here. WASHINGTON (CN) — Attorneys for six employees of Voice of America who complained that the independent state-run media service had become a propaganda arm of the Trump White House touted the release [...]

The Hill: Trump appointee erred in firing Voice of America whistleblowers: watchdog

Trump appointee erred in firing Voice of America whistleblowers: watchdog This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. A government watchdog found the Trump-appointed leader of Voice of America (VOA) erred in his dismissal of six employees, which was likely retaliation against whistleblowers and wrongly stripped some of them of their security [...]

The New Republic: End the War on Whistleblowers

End the War on Whistleblowers This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Last month, ProPublica published a jaw-dropping look into the IRS data of well-known billionaires, revealing their meager effective tax rates in detail. The disclosures were met with shock and anger. After all, how could Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Michael Bloomberg, and [...]

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Applauds Landmark Whistleblower Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2021   Government Accountability Project Applauds Landmark Whistleblower Legislation  WASHINGTON— Government Accountability Project today praised the House Committee on Oversight and Reform for approving landmark legislation to modernize the Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) of 1989. The last time Congress updated our national whistleblowing law was through the Whistleblowing Protection Enhancement Act of 2012, which passed after a thirteen-year campaign, but the most [...]

Shadowproof: PENTAGON WHISTLEBLOWER UNDER INVESTIGATION AFTER WARNING ABOUT RISKS OF WAR WITH CHINA OVER TAIWAN

PENTAGON WHISTLEBLOWER UNDER INVESTIGATION AFTER WARNING ABOUT RISKS OF WAR WITH CHINA OVER TAIWAN This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Pentagon whistleblower Franz Gayl has been part of the United States Marine Corps for over four decades. He spent the last months trying to warn U.S. government officials and the [...]

The Hill: Civil rights groups urge lawmakers to crack down on Amazon’s ‘dangerous’ worker surveillance

Civil rights groups urge lawmakers to crack down on Amazon's 'dangerous' worker surveillance This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Civil rights groups are calling on lawmakers and regulators to crack down on Amazon over its system of monitoring workers’ pace. More than 35 civil rights organizations signed a letter Monday [...]

2021-06-28T11:17:27-04:00June 21st, 2021|In The News, Whistleblower Rights|