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Giving Whistles to Guest Workers to Stop Workplace Abuse

Every year, tens of thousands of temporary H-2B workers travel to the United States with dreams of profitable employment that could lead to permanent residency. H-2B employees are temporary, foreign Read More

Whistleblowing at the Right Time for the SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of the Whistleblower rejected a claim for an award earlier in the summer because it was not "original" under the SEC's whistleblower law. Read More

Whistleblower from 2005 Wins His Job Back

Scott Teutscher worked for the Riverside County Sheriff's Association (RSA) from 1999 until he was dismissed in 2005. Beginning in 2002, the Riverside Sheriff's Association Legal Defense Trust covered the Read More

Citigroup Whistleblower Won’t Give Up

Whistleblower Richard M. Bowen III told The New York Times he plans to “leave this country better off than the way I found it.” He refuses to be muzzled about Read More

Retaliation for Whistleblowing to the FBI

With episodes of undercover FBI work, revelation of government bribery and retaliation by county officials, this whistleblowing story is one for Hollywood. Whistleblowing to the FBI Alessandro Salvo and his father operate Read More

Social Pressure Dampens the Success of Ghana’s Whistleblower Law

A farmer in Ghana admits that for years he concealed the corruption of a local public officer who works in his region of Ghana. The farmer is aware of the Read More

Two Employees Blow the Whistle on Warner Chilcott

Two former Warner Chilcott sales representatives, Lisa Alexander and James Goan, have blown the whistle with a bundle of allegations, including illegal marketing tricks, kickbacks and privacy violations. Federal laws Read More

Whistleblowers Are Taking Their Case to the U.S. Supreme Court

Jackie Lawson and Jonathan Zang believe that the 1st Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals misinterpreted the law. They appealed the court’s decision in Lawson v. FMR LLC and filed a Read More

Texas Whistleblower Act Has Jurisdiction

A state employee sent an email to a superior declaring that if a particular contract were not honored, then the entire department would not be complying with federal regulation. After Read More

Whistleblowers Blow their Whistles While They Work

It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear. -Henry David Thoreau The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Pilgrim Pride Read More

2012: What a Year to Blow Your Whistle

Despite reports of a federal government crackdown on leaks and whistleblowers, a review of the amount of whistleblower settlements in 2012 will blow your mind. Across all business disciplines and Read More

Life After Whistleblowing

When corporate executives, government employees, or simple truck drivers decide to report regulatory violations or illegal activity, they assume serious risks of loss of livelihood, alienation of friends and even Read More

Whistleblowers Remain Unwelcome at the White House

I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell. -Harry S. Truman In April 2013, Jonathan Landay, a reporter for McClatchy, the third-largest newspaper publisher Read More

War on Whistleblowers Elicits International Attention

A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth. -Aesop Daniel Ellsburg, Karen Silkwood, and W. Mark Felt are usually glorified as brave whistleblowers who risked everything for the Read More

Blowing the Whistle and Nobody Hears

When a person assumes the role of a whistleblower to stop the illegal and fraudulent activity of a corporation or governmental agency, it is understood that there may be harsh Read More

To Blow or Not to Blow — this is the Whistleblower’s Question

Cheryl D. Eckard was drug giant GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) quality manager. In 2002, she was sent to the company's primary plant in Puerto Rico to fix problems cited by the U.S. Read More

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