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Despite Naval incident, it’s still illegal to retaliate against whistleblowers

While this week has shown retaliation is apparently practiced in the military, the federal Department of Labor nevertheless is reminding employers that it’s illegal to retaliate against workers who report conditions made unsafe because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  That means ...

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The whistleblowers among us

John Kostyack, executive director of the National Whistleblower Center, at his desk in Washington, D.C. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Dan Zak

The whistleblower is a tall man, about 6-foot-4, and only a few years out of graduate school. Maybe. Or maybe the whistleblower is a woman,a longtime analystclose to retirement. The whistleblower is a Democrat. Maybe. Or maybe the whistleblower is ...

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Report marks National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

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WASHINGTON – Promoters are good about proclaiming appreciation. There’s Houseplant Appreciation Day in January, Truck Driver Appreciation Week in September and National Nurses Week in May, not to be confused with Emergency Nurses Week in October or Perioperative Nurses Week ...

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