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Coalition Praises Senate Action Adding Disciplinary Teeth to the Whistleblower Protection Act

Senate Unanimously Approves S. 585, Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 WASHINGTON – The Make It Safe Coalition (MISC) Steering Committee praised May 25 Senate action by unanimous consent approving S. 585, the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection

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Story of U.S. Forest Service Whistleblower Alicia Dabney

Sharyl Attkisson aired the story of U.S. Forest Service whistleblower Alicia Dabney on Full Measure Alicia Dabney fought to get one of the toughest jobs around as a firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service. When she felt threatened at work,

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UN Whistleblower Report

On October 22nd the UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye released a whistleblower-friendly report, “Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression.” Human Rights Watch compiled the following report materials, including a video with  responses from whistleblowers

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SILENCED Screening, America’s War on Whistleblowers

The following announcement is from the Institute for Policy Studies and may be of interest to the larger whistleblower community – The Institute for Policy Studies teams up with Naked Edge Films and other co-sponsors on a screening about three

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OSC Awards VA Whistleblowers, IG Retaliation

Last week the Office of Special Counsel honored three VA whistleblowers with the Public Servant of the Year award. Details can be found at http://wapo.st/12XXPTP, and a follow-up Washington Post column can be found at http://wapo.st/1yw9Ur9.  The Washington Examiner has been

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DHS v. MacLean SCOTUS Coverage

November 4th was a landmark day for our community and the country, as Department of Homeland Security v. Robert MacLean was the first Whistleblower Protection Act case to be heard before the Supreme Court. While a decision may not be

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