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End-of-Year Round Up: The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

Posted in Campaigns, End of Year
Screen Shot 2016-12-21 at 11.46.23 AMThe Whistleblower Protection Blog’s most popular posts of 2016 covered a wide range of topics including Supreme Court case coverage, the National Whistleblower Center’s new program for wildlife whistleblowers, and crucial agency-related and legislative victories that improved whistleblower rights.… Continue Reading

NWC Releases End-of-Year Report Boasting Whistleblower Successes of 2016

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Screen Shot 2016-12-13 at 2.46.33 PMToday, the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) released its End-of-Year Report, filled with whistleblower successes from 2016.  In the past year, the NWC continued its mission to strengthen whistleblower protections and incentives, defend whistleblowers’ rights, and educate people at home and abroad about the power of whistleblowers in combatting fraud and corruption.… Continue Reading

Action Report—NWC’s Action Alert Network in 2016

Posted in Campaigns, End of Year
Screen Shot 2016-11-29 at 11.04.20 AMThe National Whistleblower Center’s (NWC) recently launched End-of-Year Campaign, Because of Whistleblowers, focuses on how whistleblowers have fought hard to uncover fraud and corruption. The NWC boasts a network of highly active supporters who help ensure that these whistleblowers are protected. In 2016, this network of committed citizens sent tens of thousands of letters to Congress and other stakeholders on key whistleblower… Continue Reading

New Edition of Highly Acclaimed Whistleblower Book Scheduled for Early 2017

Posted in End of Year, News
soldout-handbookInternationally recognized whistleblower attorney and NWC Executive Director Stephen M. Kohn is planning to release a fully updated version of The Whistleblower’s Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing What’s Right and Protecting Yourself in early 2017.  First published in 2011, The Whistleblower’s Handbook is the first-ever consumer guide to whistleblowing. It sets forth twenty-one basic rules every potential whistleblower needs to… Continue Reading

End-of-Year Amicus Round-Up!

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Screen Shot 2016-11-01 at 4.28.10 PMThe National Whistleblower Center (NWC) filed several amici curiae (friend of the court) briefs this year to support whistleblowers and advocate for their protection.  In particular, NWC briefs have addressed compelling legal issues including preventing attempts to weaken the False Claims Act (FCA) before the United States Supreme Court, and supporting whistleblower rights for veterans before the Federal Circuit Court.… Continue Reading

The National Whistleblower Center Launches its #GivingTuesday Campaign: #BecauseOfWBs

Posted in Campaigns, End of Year
2016-GT-logo-wdate1Black Friday. Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday Washington, D.C.  November 1, 2016. The National Whistleblower Center will once again participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity worldwide. #GivingTuesday is a collaborative effort to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving… Continue Reading