Whistleblower Protection Blog

Whistleblower Protection Blog

Advocating Whistleblower Rights for over Twenty Years

Tag Archives: Veterans

Appeals Court Ruling a Setback for Veterans and Whistleblowers at the FBI

Posted in FBI Whistleblowers
Appeals Court Ruling a Setback for Veterans and Whistleblowers at the FBIDissenting judges decry “denial of due process” for FBI whistleblowers. October 26, 2017. Washington, D.C.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, sitting en banc, ruled against veterans who are employed at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and are fired for blowing the whistle. The case is known as Parkinson v. Department of Justice.  In a major setback… Continue Reading

President Obama signs the Veterans’ Benefits Act of 2010

Posted in Legislation
The White House has announced that today President Barack Obama signed into law the Veterans’ Benefits Act (VBA) of 2010. Among other improvements in the law for veterans, the VBA enhances the employee protections of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). USERRA protects service members from employment discrimination and retaliation on account of their service. It is… Continue Reading