Whistleblowers: Protection, Practices and Disclosure


Isabelle Guertin (Editor)

Series: American Political, Economic, and Security Issues
BISAC: POL040000

Whistleblowing is “the act of reporting waste, fraud, abuse and corruption in a lawful manner to those who can correct the wrongdoing.” Safeguarding confidentiality to the maximum extent possible is essential for encouraging whistleblowers to report wrongdoing without fear of reprisal. This book discusses the practices and programs that protect whistleblowers.
(Imprint: SNOVA)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Whistleblower Protection: Analysis of DOD’s Actions to Improve Case Timeliness and Safeguard Confidentiality

Chapter 2. Intelligence Community Whistleblower Protections: In Brief
Michael E. DeVine

Chapter 3. Supreme Court Interprets Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections: Implications for Securities Law and Beyond
Nicole Vanatko

Chapter 4. Whistleblowers: Key Practices for Congress to Consider When Receiving and Referring Information

Chapter 5. NASA Contractor Whistleblowers: Steps Taken to Implement Program but Improvements to Timeliness and Guidance Needed

Chapter 6. Office of Special Counsel: Actions Needed to Improve Processing of Prohibited Personnel Practice and Whistleblower Disclosure Cases

Chapter 7. Whistleblower Program: IRS Needs to Improve Data Controls for Some Award Determinations


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