The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration provides an extensive overview of the department's whistleblower protection program and related complaint statutes. The online periodical Politico features a gallery of 10 of the most infamous whistleblowers in U.S. history and provides links to articles that explain more about these people and the cases they triggered.Continue Reading
In October 2015, the New York Times posted an article detailing the case of a former infection control analyst at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She was paid a monetary settlement by the United States Army after the Office of Special Counsel determined she was improperly fired for reporting threats to patient safety.
The Washington Post published an analysis of retired Army veteran Brodie Fink's wrongful termination in September 2015. The article is an examination of the relationship between the Veterans Benefits Administration and Congress and an exploration of the dangers of whistleblowing in the federal government.
ProRepublica, an online journalism venture, published an article in April 2015 about the state of whistleblowing laws in the United States. The article profiled Tony Menendez, an accountant and whistleblower at Halliburton who spent nine years in a legal battle with the energy conglomerate.Learn more about Modern History