North Carolinians gave truth-tellers a good reception last week in Asheville, Raleigh, Fayetteville, Chapel Hill, Greensboro and Durham. John Kiriakou, the former CIA operative who exposed torture of terrorism suspects at Guantanamo prison, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd at North Carolina State University and also made appearances at N.C. Central University, Guilford College, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Quaker […]
by Linda Lewis Aug. 1, 2015 At a hearing of the Senate Appropriations committee Thursday, whistleblowers testified on Veterans Affair’s investigation of the concerns about healthcare deficiencies at Veterans Affairs hospitals–investigations they characterized as a collective whitewash.
In today’s Big Brother environment, anonymous whistleblowing is more difficult than ever. Below the fold, tips for coping with surveillance. [Reposted from Whistleblowing Today]
NAVEX Global, a provider of employee hotline and case management systems, reports that 27 percent of employee retaliation complaints were substantiated in 2014, a 125 percent increase over the previous year (PR Newswire, March 10). While some might find that statistic discouraging, it suggests that employers are less often dismissing retaliation complaints without a fair […]