National Whistleblower Day

Geoff Schweller is a contributing editor with Front Line Whistleblower News and writes about breaking whistleblower news, SEC whistleblowers, IRS whistleblowers, and CFTC whistleblowers. Geoff graduated from Hamilton College with a degree in Sociology and minors in French & Francophone Studies and Cinema & New Media Studies. While at Hamilton, Geoff was awarded an Emerson Foundation Grant to conduct an independent summer research project on representations of place in ethnographic film.

On August 4, a group of twenty-one U.S. Senators sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding the disproportionate
Continue Reading Senators Pen Letter in Light of Report that Workers of Color Face Higher Rates of Whistleblower Retaliation

On July 30, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) gave the keynote address at the National Whistleblower Center’s(NWC) National Whistleblower Day 2020 celebration.  During his speech, Grassley announced proposed amendments
Continue Reading Senator Grassley Announces Proposed Amendments to Strengthen the False Claims Act Against COVID-19 Fraud

On June 18, the U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board (ARB) ruled that an employee’s complaint about theoretical violations of the Dodd-Frank Act does not constitute protected activity under
Continue Reading Department of Labor Rules Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections Do Not Cover Complaints about Theoretical Violations

On July 23, a group of whistleblower advocacy and government accountability organizations sent an open letter to Congress, to urge the passage of legislation to protect coronavirus whistleblowers.  Specifically, the
Continue Reading Whistleblower Advocacy Groups Pen Letter to Congress in Support of Coronavirus Whistleblower Legislation