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New Food Whistleblower Website Launches Video & Community Action Hub

August 05, 2015

(Washington, DC) – Today, the Government Accountability Project announced the launch of a mobile-friendly website redesign for its Food Integrity Campaign (FIC) at The Campaign aims to protect and empower employees who speak out against waste, fraud, abuse or violations of law along the food supply chain.

Major Win For Corporate Whistleblowers

March 24, 2015

Ominous Dissent Underscores Fragility of Rights

(WASHINGTON) – Yesterday, in Powers v. Union Pacific Railroad Company, ARB Case No. 13-034, the Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board posted a decision providing a major victory for employee rights that upheld and clarified employee-friendly burdens of proof created by the Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA) and used in every corporate whistleblower law enacted since 1989.

Leading Whistleblower Protection Advocates Petition Department of Labor to Combat Corporate Muzzling of Whistleblowers

March 24, 2015

The Government Accountability Project and Zuckerman Law call on DOL to end De facto Gag Clauses

(WASHINGTON) – The Government Accountability Project and Zuckerman Law have submitted a rulemaking petition to the Department of Labor (DOL) asking it to strengthen prohibitions against companies using gag clauses in policies and agreements that undermine federal whistleblower protection laws.

GAP Press Statement Regarding Petraeus' Soft Plea Deal

March 03, 2015

GAP’s Jesselyn Radack and GAP Clients John Kiriakou and Thomas Drake Speak out Against Hypocrisy of Plea Deals

GAP Applauds Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus

February 25, 2015


Senators to Hold Press Conference Today to Announce Caucus’ Formation


February 24, 2015

 Pentagon OIG Reviewed Only 5 Months of Ten Years of a Complaint Highlighting NSA Reprisals for Whistleblowing

Historic Filing: Farmer Sues Perdue for Violation of FSMA Whistleblower Protection Law

February 19, 2015

(Washington, DC) – Today, the Food Integrity Campaign (FIC, a program of the Government Accountability Project) filed a whistleblower retaliation complaint on behalf of its client, Perdue contract farmer Craig Watts. Mr. Watts alleges that the poultry company initiated intimidation tactics against Watts after he publicized animal welfare concerns.

Inspectors Warn Against USDA’s High-Speed Hog Inspection Program

February 06, 2015

(Washington, DC) – The Government Accountability Project (GAP) is releasing evidence it has gathered from federal meat inspector whistleblowers who currently work at pork processing plants participating in a high-speed inspection pilot program. These whistleblowers voice concerns regarding the program and warn about the potential public health implications if this plan is instituted on a national level.


February 04, 2015

(Washington, DC) – Yesterday, February 3, 2015, CIA whistleblower and GAP client John Kiriakou was released to home confinement after serving nearly two years in federal prison.


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