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Grijalva calls for review of Texas facility for migrant kids after whistleblower complaint

Following a whistleblower complaint over the treatment of migrant children at facility at Fort Bliss in Texas, U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva called for a congressional investigation into what he called "horrific" and "inhumane practices" at the facility. ... Read more»

Settlement against Yavapai hospital called win for whistleblowers

A national expert on whistleblowers Wednesday welcomed the multimillion-dollar settlement of charges against the Yavapai Regional Medical Center as “a great example” of how the system should work.... Read more»

New protections coming for disgruntled intelligence workers

The Obama administration is moving toward final implementation of new job protections for disgruntled intelligence employees who keep their complaints about wrongdoing within government channels.... Read more»

Report: Pentagon failed to protect whistleblowers

The Defense Department has inadequately protected from reprisals whistleblowers who have reported wrongdoing, according to an internal Pentagon report, and critics are calling for action to be taken against those who have been negligent.... Read more»

4 punished for blowing whistle on Dover AFB body handling

Four civilian employees at the Port Mortuary at Delaware's Dover Air Force Base were illegally punished after blowing the whistle on the mortuary’s mishandling of dead troops’ remains, the Office of Special Counsel said in a report sent to Air Force officials on Monday... Read more»

Red tape, old guard slow whistleblowing on corporate tax cheats

For years, the Internal Revenue Service had a reputation as an unwelcoming place for whistleblowers who offered tips about corporate tax dodgers. ... Read more»

SEC rules offer generous bounties to whistleblowers

In setback for corporate lobbyists, whistleblowers can take tips to government investigators first.... Read more»

Corporate lobbysts set back by new whistleblower rules

Top securities regulators Wednesday said financial whistleblowers can bypass internal corporate procedures and report suspected fraud first to government investigators, a setback for big U.S. companies that lobbied hard for the agency to take the opposite approach.... Read more»