WASHINGTON, D.C.—The bipartisan Whistleblower Protection Caucus hosted a “Whistleblower 101” educational workshop on Thursday morning. The event, held in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, featured a panel of experts from Project on Government Oversight (POGO), the Office of the Special Counsel (OSC), National Security Agency (NSA), and Department of Justice (DOJ). Executive Director of the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) Stephen M. Kohn was the moderator of the panel.
The 90th Academy Awards yesterday featured a diverse set of films nominated for Best Picture, including a whistleblower film called The Post. Based on a true story, the movie centers on the fight to publish top-secret U.S. government information on the Vietnam War leaked by whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg. The star-studded cast includes Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks.
In the spirit of The Posts’ Oscar recognition, here are some other riveting whistleblower films that you can enjoy on the big screen.
WASHINGTON, D.C. | February 9, 2018—The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, approved today by the U.S. Congress, included two key whistleblower-rights amendments initially introduced by Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA). These amendments ensure that employees who blow the whistle on criminal tax fraudsters are covered under the IRS whistleblower law, and end the double-taxation of whistleblower awards under the Dodd-Frank Act.
The National Whistleblowers Center (NWC) will participate in the upcoming Whistleblower Summit which will be held July 29, 2013 through July 31, 2013, in Washington, D.C.…
The Zinn Education Project is sponsoring State Out of the Union, a performance about civil rights, immigration and education, this Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St. NW, Washington, DC (at V St.; use U St. Metrorail station). The performance features author Jeff Biggers, poet Henry Mills and vocalist Chude …
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a decision in the whistleblower case of former UBS banker Bradley C. Birkenfeld.
Mr. Birkenfeld’s brother, Douglas Birkenfeld, and his attorneys, Stephen M. Kohn and Dean A. Zerbe, will make statements at a National Whistleblowers Center press conference tomorrow, September 11, 2012, at 10:00am ET. The press conference…
On Monday, July 16, 2012, the National Whistleblowers Center will host a 2-hour training seminar that covers new whistleblower laws and the special Department of Labor litigation process. These new laws cover millions of employees who blow the whistle on a wide variety of issues, so this training is absolutely essential for attorneys, journalists, community…
The whistleblower documentary Top Priority: The Terror Within makes it east coast premiere at the IFC Film Center in New York City tomorrow, June 29th.…