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Without Dr. Soeken and his organization, I don’t know how I would have survived the torturous retaliation that followed my disclosure and persisted for years. No other organization or individual was as informative and responsive to my needs. Dr. Soeken’s organization is the rare one that puts the whistleblower’s welfare first.
Switzerland’s Federal High Court today confirmed a lower court ruling, finding that Rudolf Elmer did not violate Swiss banking secrecy laws when he revealed information about offshore banking tax avoidance schemes. Breaking bank secrecy is a criminal matter in Switzerland that carries a penalty of up to three years in jail. [Cross-posted from Whistleblowing Today.]
An investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found serious problems at the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), the federal agency responsible for investigating whistleblower disclosures and retaliation complaints. Requested by members of Congress for the fiscal years (FY) 2011-2016, the investigation found an increase in complaints to OSC and a backlog that increased from 953 to […]
OSHA releases fact sheet on nuclear industry whistleblowingU.S. Government image The OSHA has released a new fact sheet [pdf] on current legal protections for workers in the nuclear industry who report perceived violations of the Energy Reorganization Act (ERA) or the Atomic Energy Act (AEA). The fact sheet describes who is covered by the legal protections, […]