As Covid-19 continues to sweep across the United States, thousands of health and safety workers, as well as other essential personnel, have reported unsafe working conditions under the Occupational Safety
Continue Reading Don’t Make Essential Workers Choose Between Losing Their Jobs or Catching Covid-19 – Urge Congress to Reform OSHA Instead!

The National Whistleblower Center issued the below statement today:

The Statement of the National Whistleblower Center on the Termination of The Inspector General of the Intelligence Community
Continue Reading Congress Must Use its Powers Over Nominations and Budget to Stop the Termination of Inspector General Michael Atkinson

In November 2019, federal prosecutors in Michigan indicted a man on charges of making death threats against Mark Zaid, the attorney representing the whistleblower at the center of the Trump impeachment proceedings, according to recently unsealed court filings. The message to Zaid came on the heels of a November 2019 rally in which President Trump read aloud tweets by Zaid, commenting: “These people are bad people, and it’s so bad what they do to our country. They rip the guts out of our country.”
Continue Reading Ukraine Whistleblower’s Attorney Threatened: the Ugly Reality of Retaliation

Now that the impeachment of President Trump and Senate trial has come to a close, it is time for those of us who fight for the rights of whistleblowers to take stock. Given the turbulent events of the past few months, how can the National Whistleblower Center ensure that future would-be whistleblowers know that they will be supported if they step forward to hold wrongdoers accountable?

Continue Reading It’s time to build a movement for stronger whistleblower protections

The IRS just released its annual report on the whistleblower program – showing over $616 million dollars brought into the Treasury thanks to the work of tax whistleblowers speaking out about tax evasion. While the awards to tax whistleblowers is not as high as last year’s record of a collection of over $1.4 billion dollars and $312 million in awards – the awards for FY 2019 are still a solid $120 million (by comparison a marked improvement still over the $33.9 million in FY 2017 awards).
Continue Reading 2019 IRS whistleblowers flag tax fraud, offshore accounts and unreported income