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NWC Joins SCOTUS Amicus Brief with FBI Whistleblowers

Posted in FBI Whistleblowers, Federal Employee Whistleblowers, Government Whistleblowers, Intelligence Community Whistleblowers, News
NWC Joins SCOTUS Amicus Brief with FBI WhistleblowersEarlier today, the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) joined a friend-of-the-court brief filed with the Supreme Court in support of FBI whistleblower John Parkinson’s petition for certiorari, seeking review of the Federal Circuit’s decision denying veterans’ preference-eligible FBI employees the right to raise whistleblowing as an affirmative defense in an appeal to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). The amicus brief,… Continue Reading

Whistleblower buzz on the Daily Kos

Posted in National Security
There are two new articles on the Daily Kos inspired by today’s Senate committee hearing on the proposed Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA). The first, by Michael German, is called, "Why Protect Whistleblowers?" Michael is the ACLU Policy Counsel on National Security, Immigration and Privacy.  His article explains how a few whistleblowers did connect dots before the 9/11 terrorist attacks,… Continue Reading