National Whistleblower Day

A petition calling for Congress to permanently designate July 30 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day launched last week. The petition asks Congress to mandate that every executive agency recognizes National
Continue Reading Petition Urges Congress to Establish National Whistleblower Appreciation Day Permanently

Today, the United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution designating July 30, 2020, as “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.” This is the eighth consecutive year in which Congress has recognized the
Continue Reading Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Designating July 30 National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

On July 14, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it awarded a whistleblower $3.8 million.  According to the SEC, the whistleblower’s “information and assistance helped both the
Continue Reading Whistleblower Receives $3.8 Million SEC Whistleblower Award

Yesterday, the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in a case that could undermine whistleblower retaliation protections. The underlying case, Nathan Van Buren v.
Continue Reading Whistleblower Watchdog Group Files Amicus Brief Defending Whistleblower Retaliation Protections Before the U.S. Supreme Court

Sabina Ćudić shocked the collective conscience of Bosnian society last year when she revealed photos of disabled children tied to their beds at a care home outside Sarajevo. Last week
Continue Reading Sarajevo Lawmaker who Exposed Child Abuse Wins ‘Free Speech Award’

Today, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Novartis AG (“Novartis”), a global pharmaceutical and healthcare company based in Switzerland, agreed to
Continue Reading SEC and DOJ Charges in FCPA Case Prove Bribery Allegations by Greek Whistleblowers