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 […]
On Democracy Now!, Peter Maass (The Intercept) described the Obama administration’s prosecution of Stephen Kim under the Espionage Act, treatment typically reserved for whistleblowers.
[Cross-posted from Whistleblowing Today] CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou went home yesterday after serving 24 months at a Pennsylvania prison. He announced his release via Twitter with a heartwarming photo of his youngest children happily cuddled with their father. Free at last. Free at last. Thank God Almighty. I’m free at last. MLK Jr (and […]
[Cross-posted from Whistleblowing Today] Edward Snowden told attendees at an Paris conference that he was “deeply saddened and to a great extent angered” by what he read in the US Senate report on CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects. The conference, sponsored by Amnesty International, was held Wednesday, Human Rights Day.