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Monthly Archives: June 2011

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Seats Remaining for Los Angeles CLE Seminar

Posted in Events
Tomorrow, June 28th, NWC Executive Director Stephen M. Kohn will present his Corporate Whistleblower CLE seminar in Downtown Los Angeles at Carlsmith Ball LLP. Space is still available for this special seminar. The event will run from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (PDT), and will focus on the new Dodd-Frank corporate whistleblower provisions adopted by the SEC and will also… Continue Reading

Kohn Op-Ed in New York Times tells the story behind America’s first whistleblower protection law

Posted in National Security, News
Stephen M. Kohn, Executive Director of the National Whistleblowers Center (NWC), published an op-ed article in today’s New York Times.The article tells the story of Captain John Grannis, and nine other sailors of the Continental Navy. The full story is contained in The Whistleblower’s Handbook. The actual documents from the Continental Congress are linked here. These courageous sailors and marines… Continue Reading

Early Bird Discount Extended for Dodd-Frank Seminar

Posted in Events
In a few weeks, the National Whistleblowers Center will be hosting a seminar in three locations in the western United States. The seminar is entitled The NEW Corporate Whistleblower Protections and Reward Provisions. On June 23rd, NWC Executive Director Stephen Kohn will host his seminar in Denver. Mr. Kohn will then travel to San Francisco for a seminar on June… Continue Reading

Environmental Whistleblower Seminar Coming Soon

Posted in Events
On June 30th, the National Whistleblowers Center will host a seminar for protecting environmental whistleblowers in the New Orleans area. The program, entitled Using the New Corporate Whistleblower Protections to Defend Environmental Whistleblowers, will be held at the Brown Foundation Center in Metairie, Louisiana from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm CST. Distinguished NWC Executive Director Stephen M. Kohn and myself… Continue Reading

Whistleblower Dr. Aaron Westrick to Speak at ArmorCon Expo

Posted in Events
As the research director for America’s largest body armor company, Dr. Aaron Westrick was the first official to oppose the sale of Zylon bulletproof vests. Based on his disclosures, these defective vests were forced off the market and police officers’ lives were saved.  Dr. Westrick was fired and his case is still ongoing. Dr. Westrick will speak about his whistleblower experience… Continue Reading