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Press Statement: Government Accountability Project’s Statement on ICE Detention Facility at Center of Whistleblower Disclosures No Longer Detaining Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2021 Government Accountability Project’s Statement on ICE Detention Facility at Center of Whistleblower Disclosures No Longer Detaining Women WASHINGTON—Recent reporting from Insider revealed that Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) – the immigration facility at the center of our client Dawn Wooten’s whistleblower disclosures – is no longer [...]

May 4th, 2021|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Applauds Introduction of Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2021 Government Accountability Project Applauds Introduction of Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project released research demonstrating that federal employees have almost no chance of defending themselves against retaliation despite the Whistleblower Protection Act. Currently, Administrative Judges (AJ) at the U.S. [...]

May 3rd, 2021|

Press Release: Voice of America Oversight Agency Finds Charges Against Whistleblower Unsubstantiated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2021 Voice of America Oversight Agency Finds Charges Against Whistleblower Unsubstantiated Dr. Setareh Derakhshesh Sieg, Former Director of the VOA Persian News Network, Cleared of All Allegations of Wrongdoing WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project and the Law Office of Mark S. Zaid P.C. [...]

April 20th, 2021|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and 266 Advocacy Organizations Call on President Biden and Congress to Pass Stronger Whistleblower Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2021 Government Accountability Project and 266 Advocacy Organizations Call on President Biden and Congress to Pass Stronger Whistleblower Protections WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project is joined by 266 organizations in a letter to government leaders supporting accountability through strengthened whistleblower protections. The letter [...]

April 1st, 2021|

Press Release: Whistleblowers Reveal More Alarming Details About Law Firm Contracts Awarded by Voice of America Overseer to Investigate Federal Employees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2021 Whistleblowers Reveal More Alarming Details About Law Firm Contracts Awarded by Voice of America Overseer to Investigate Federal Employees New Documents Show that McGuireWoods and Caplin & Drysdale Billed Federal Agency $1.7 Million—Gross Waste and Abuse of Authority According to Whistleblowers [...]

March 18th, 2021|

Press Release: Department of Justice Whistleblowers File Complaints Accusing Outgoing Trump Administration Official of Politicizing the Career Civil Service Promotion Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2021 Department of Justice Whistleblowers File Complaints Accusing Outgoing Trump Administration Official of Politicizing the Career Civil Service Promotion Process Political Appointee Jeffrey Bossert Clark Passed Over More Experienced Attorneys to Promote Defender of Controversial Trump Abortion Policy Just Days Before Departure [...]

March 10th, 2021|

Press Release: Whistleblowers Report Alarming Details on Payments for Investigation of Federal Employees Made to Law Firm by Voice of America’s Parent Agency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2021 Whistleblowers Report Alarming Details on Payments for Investigation of Federal Employees Made to Law Firm by Voice of America’s Parent Agency Part 1 of materials produced today show, over only three months, McGuireWoods billed over 3,000 hours at an average rate [...]

March 4th, 2021|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Launches International Whistleblower Protection Laws Map

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2021 Government Accountability Project Launches International Whistleblower Protection Laws Map The map is released alongside a global study of whistleblower protection legislation, conducted by Government Accountability Project and the International Bar Association. WASHINGTON — Government Accountability Project has launched a new resource that will allow users to find international [...]

March 3rd, 2021|

Press Release: Are whistleblowing laws working? IBA and Government Accountability Project publish landmark report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 2, 2021 Are whistleblowing laws working? IBA and Government Accountability Project publish landmark report WASHINGTON – A new report, Are Whistleblowing Laws Working? A Global Study of Whistleblower Protection Litigation, tracks the records of whistleblower laws in 37 countries and provides an unprecedented [...]

March 2nd, 2021|

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