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  • Congratulate the Senate for passing National Whistleblower Appreciation Day 2014!

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    Urge your Senator to join the Whistleblower Protection Caucus and ask your Representative to make whistleblower protection a high priority.

  • Ask Congress to Save America's Most Important Whistleblower Law

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    Demand that the House Judiciary Committee cancel the hearing on False Claims Act “reform” scheduled for July 30, 2014. If the Committee is determined to hold the hearing, then a member of the National Whistleblower Center should be invited to testify as a witness.  

  • Urge Treasury Department to Withdraw Proposed Rule on Whistleblower Rewards

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    Demand that those responsible for giving final approval for the proposede rule, read the NWC arguments and withdraw the proposal to exclude criminal tax law penalties from the IRS whistleblower program.  

  • Urge Congress to Join Whistleblower Protection Caucus

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    Urge your Senators to join with Senator Grassley to ensure strong whistleblower protection laws and oversight by joining the Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus. Also urge the members of the House of Representatives to form a similar whistleblower caucus. 

  • Demand Protection for FBI Whistleblower

    Demand President Obama give credit to Supervisory Special Agent Youssef for his work in one of the most significant triumphs in the war on terror and tell the FBI to stop the retaliation against him!

  • Demand the DOJ Investigate Halliburton/KBR

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    Washington Post Reports: Largest DOD contractor in Iraq and Afghanistan gags employees from reporting fraud.

    Employees who witness fraud threatened with termination if they told ANYONE outside of KBR of allegations.

  • Pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act

    Tell your Senator to pass the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act (S.42). This bill will protect employees who report criminal violations of antitrust laws, internally or to the Federal Government, from retaliation.

  • Senate Establishes "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day"

    On July 30, 2013, by unanimous resolution the U.S. Senate declared July 30, 2013 as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day." The National Whistleblowers Center strongly supports the Senate's historic action and calls on every American reflect upon the tremendous contributions whistleblowers have made to American democracy, as well as the struggles and sacrifices they have endured.  

    The resolution (S.Res.202) not only designated July 30, 2013 as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day" but it also resolved that the Senate:

     (2) ensures that the Federal Government implements the intent of the Founding Fathers, as reflected in the legislation enacted on July 30, 1778, by encouraging each executive agency to recognize "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day" by--   

    (A) informing employees, contractors working on behalf of United States taxpayers, and members of the public about the legal rights of citizens of the United States to blow the whistle; and

    (B) acknowledging the contributions of whistleblowers to combating waste, fraud, abuse, and violations of laws and regulations in the United States

  • Pass National Whistleblower Appreciation Day!

    Yesterday, Senator Chuck Grassley introduced a resolution establishing July 30, 2013 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day. This resolution marks an historic achievement in trying to change the workplace culture that holds whistleblowers in contempt. 

  • Tell President Obama to STOP Prosecuting Whistleblowers

    Today, Senator Chuck Grassley introduced a resolution establishing July 30, 2013 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day. This resolution marks an historic achievement in trying to change the workplace culture that holds whistleblowers in contempt.  

  • The IRS is on the verge of crippling its whistleblower program! Take Action!

    The IRS is on the verge of crippling its whistleblower program!

    In 2006, Congress created the IRS Whistleblower Program, which has encouraged whistleblowers to expose vast amounts of tax fraud, and has the potential to expose many billions more.

  • Protect National Security Whistleblowers!

    On Tuesday, a House/Senate conference committee passed an “Enhancement Act” for Department of Defense contractors.  This new “Enhancement Act” creates a “National Security Exception” that does not exist in the current law.  The new amendment will give National Security Whistleblwers less protection than they have now. 

  • Attorney General Holder – Admit Your Failures

     After delaying whistleblower cases for as long as 10 years, Congress is calling on the DOJ to issue final decisions. Add your voice to help pressure the Attorney General!

  • Justice for Birkenfeld

     The IRS has vindicated Bradley Birkenfeld. Now it's time for President Obama to take the final step.

  • Stop Wall Street's License to Steal

    It might not surprise you to know that Wall Street is lobbying hard for a new law. But the Grimm Act is no ordinary law. If passed, it would take a wrecking ball to Wall Street regulations and end reports of white collar crimes.

  • PHS Whistleblowers Need Your Help NOW!

    House and Senate leaders are in "conference" RIGHT NOW debating whether or not employees in the Public Health Service (PHS) will obtain whistleblower protections.

  • Pardon UBS Whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld! (International Version)
  • Defend the FDA Whistleblowers!

    The FDA has been corrupted, and patient safety is now in jeopardy. The New York Times has shown that the FDA used a vast spying network to punish its own doctors and scientists who reported dangerous "medical devices." Protect patient safety! Demand an end to the illegal surveillance and reinstatement for the whistleblowers!

  • Enact a National Whistleblower Day

    On July 30, 1778, the Continental Congress enacted America's first whistleblower protection law. Ask today's Congress to declare July 30th National Whistleblower Day, honoring whistleblowers for their contributions throughout history.

  • Close the Loopholes in Whistleblower Protections

    What do Public Health Service (PHS) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) employees have in common? They have no whistleblower protections.

  • Pass Protections for Environmental Whistleblowers

    Tell your representatives in Congress to pass H.R. 501 and H.R. 503. These new whistleblower laws will encourage oil industry employees to report widespread disregard for environmental and safety regulations.

  • Pass a National Whistleblower Protection Law

    Ask Congress to enact a National Whistleblower Protection Law that protects all Americans who lawfully disclose waste and fraud in government spending, violations of law, or threats to the public health and safety. Click here to download a printable version of the petition.