MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Edward Lane’s U.S. Supreme Court victory in a landmark whistleblower case doesn’t change the fact he lost his state job and more than half his income while helping convict a state legislator of getting paid for not ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The First Amendment protects public employees from job retaliation when they are called to testify in court about official corruption, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The unanimous decision cheered whistleblower advocates, who said it could encourage ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has awarded an ex-banker $104 million for providing information about overseas tax cheats — the largest amount ever awarded by the agency, lawyers for the whistleblower announced Tuesday. Former Swiss banker Bradley Birkenfeld is ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department’s inspector general has appointed an experienced federal prosecutor to ensure that whistleblower complaints are addressed quickly and thoroughly and that investigations of retaliation claims are closely monitored. As whistleblower ombudsman for Inspector General Michael Horowitz, ...
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ALBANY — The Cuomo administration tried to keep a whistleblower from a Senate hearing on the state’s care for the disabled, a newspaper reported Monday. The New York Times reported the whistleblower is state worker Jeffrey Monsour, an outspoken critic ...Read More »
A bill that would require employees to report suspected corporate wrongdoing internally before alerting the government has been advanced by the Capital Markets Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee. The Whistleblower Improvement Act of 2011, H.R. 2483, was advanced ...Read More »