Tag Archives: Whistleblower Protection Act

Friend of Court Brief Filed in Support of FBI Whistleblower Fired after Reporting Improper Spending

FBI WhistleblowersOn December 6, 2016, the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) filed an amicus curiae brief in a matter before the Department of Justice in support of FBI Whistleblower Darin Jones.  In 2012, Jones reported an improper award of a $40 million contract and other improper procurement spending at the FBI. The FBI fired him from his … Continue Reading

Members of Congress Defend Whistleblower Protection Act at Supreme Court

Washington, D.C. October 1, 2014. A bipartisan group of senators and congressmen submitted an Amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court yesterday in defense of whistleblowers. The members of Congress argued in the brief that the “Whistleblower Protection Act is for making disclosures, unless explicitly prohibited by statute.” The issue before the Supreme Court … Continue Reading