Tag Archive for retaliation

Brave whistleblowers still face overwhelming odds

In a recent article, “Democrats on Capitol Hill ask White House not to gag federal employees“, the Washington Post quotes from a Congressional letter to President Trump. “As the new Administration seeks to better understand what problems exist in this area,…

Whistleblowers testify that VA whitewashed healthcare scandals, retaliation persists

[Cross-posted from Whistleblower Support Fund] At a hearing of the Senate Appropriations committee Thursday, whistleblowers testified on Veterans Affair’s investigation of the concerns about healthcare deficiencies at Veterans Affairs hospitals–investigations they characterized as a collective whitewash.

FBI Whistleblower Protection Program ‘Broken’ – US NGOs

Published 3.16.2015 by Sputnik International. Republished with permission. Non-profit whistleblower organizations say that the US Department of Justice has laws in place to protect FBI whistleblowers from retaliation, but the system does not work as intended. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The…

FIlm Review: ‘Top Priority: The Terror Within’

“Top Priority: the Terror Within” tells the true story of whistleblower Julia Davis, a former DHS/ICE officer who conscientiously tries to prevent a bureaucratic SNAFU from turning into another 9/11.  

You may be a whistleblower and not know it

The public image of a whistleblower is of an employee who witnesses wrongdoing and takes the information public.  Subsequently, the world comes crashing down on them as their employer retaliates.  But, that’s not always how it plays out. Some workers…

Another whistleblower dies unnoticed

The New York Times reports that Charles D. Varnadore, a former nuclear laboratory technician and whistleblower, has died at the age of 71. Varnadore died on March 7, in Tennessee, but it “went unreported except for a classified advertisement in the…