whistleblower

DISTRICT 9: OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program Rife with Corruption, Says Investigator

DISTRICT 9: OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program Rife with Corruption, Says Investigator
An investigative report from NBC Bay Area writers Vicky Nguyen, Liz Wagner, and Felipe Escamilla discovered several systematic failures with the OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program that has resulted in botched or falsified several whistleblower cases. Among their main sources is Darrell Whitman, an agency investigator, who now considers himself a whistleblower after calling out the agency. Whitman is a five-year veteran of OSHA in its District 9 office which covers California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, and Guam.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Whistleblower vs 'Non-Actionable Disagreement': Fed Moves to Have Goldman Examiner's Lawsuit Dismissed

Whistleblower vs 'Non-Actionable Disagreement': Fed Moves to Have Goldman Examiner's Lawsuit Dismissed
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has asked a judge to throw out a lawsuit by a former bank examiner who says she was dismissed after finding fault with Goldman Sachs’ conflict-of-interest policies. In its motion to dismiss Segarra’s lawsuit, the Fed disputed that she is a whistleblower and characterized what transpired as “a non-actionable disagreement between a supervised employee and more senior colleagues over how to interpret a Federal Reserve policy.”
origin Author: 
Jake Bernstein
origin Blog: 

New Yorker Uses MLK and RFK Assassinations for Snowden Character Assassination

New Yorker Uses MLK and RFK Assassinations for Snowden Character Assassination
Under the guise of applauding the good results achieved from the very deeds that forces a person into exile, Jeffrey Toobin of The New Yorker has cobbled together a bizarre attack on Edward Snowden. And he does so by using the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy as an analogy for Snowden's guilt. Really.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Obama Promises Disappear from Web

Obama Promises Disappear from Web
It may be that Obama's description of the importance of whistleblowers went from being an artifact of his campaign to a political liability. It wouldn't be the first time administration positions disappear from the internet when they become inconvenient descriptions of their assurances.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: