Summary: A US Army Corps of Engineers whistleblower revealed, years ago, major safety and reliability issues with the hydraulic pumps installed in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. GAP National Security & Human Rights Director Jesselyn Radack blogged about it this morning.
Summary: The acting head of the Australian Health Services Union (HSU) is filing charges against the HSU National Secretary-turned-whistleblower who claimed a former HSU official and current Member of Parliament had spent union funds for personal uses, like hiring sex workers. Charges were later filed against the MP and an investigation launched into other top officials at HSU.
Summary: The Dubai Land Department has proposed a whistleblower protection clause in its newest draft of Corporate Governance for Developers. The clause would enact a policy that prohibits retaliation or termination of an employee who reports wrongdoing or corruption.
Summary: A man has alleged that he was “terrorized” by Canadian police during a raid on his home after he reported to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police that one of their officers had posted bondage photos online.
Hannah Johnson is Communications Associate for the Government Accountability Project, the nation's leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization.