Washington, D.C. June 10, 2013.The National Whistleblowers Center (NWC) is proud to announce the release of the third edition of The Whistleblower's Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing What's Right and Protecting Yourself. This third edition includes an updated chapter on the IRS whistleblower rewards process, including the historic $104 million Birkenfeld reward, explains the reward process under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and explains the new protections enacted by Congress in the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act.
The Whistleblower's Handbook is the first-ever consumer's guide to whistleblowing. It contains twenty-one clear and comprehensive rules that fully explain how to effectively blow the whistle. Whistleblower reward laws now cover most of the American economy, including government contracting and procurement, tax fraud and fraud committed on Wall Street.
The Whistleblower's Handbook is authored by one of America's most experienced and accomplished whistleblower attorneys, NWC Executive Director Stephen M. Kohn. Kohn has successfully represented whistleblowers for over 29 years.
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Washington, D.C. July 31, 2013. By a
unanimous resolution the U.S. Senate declared July 30, 2013 as
"National Whistleblower Appreciation Day." The National Whistleblowers
Center strongly supports the Senate's historic action and calls on every
American reflect upon the tremendous contributions whistleblowers have
made to American democracy, as well as the struggles and sacrifices they
resolution (S.Res.202) not only designated July 30, 2013 as "National
Whistleblower Appreciation Day" but it also resolved that the Senate:
ensures that the Federal Government implements the intent of the
Founding Fathers, as reflected in the legislation enacted on July 30,
1778, by encouraging each executive agency to recognize "National
Whistleblower Appreciation Day" by--
informing employees, contractors working on behalf of United States
taxpayers, and members of the public about the legal rights of citizens
of the United States to blow the whistle; and
acknowledging the contributions of whistleblowers to combating waste,
fraud, abuse, and violations of laws and regulations in the United
Estelle Kohn was dedicated to and passionate about educating
the public on whistleblower protection issues. She served as the Deputy
Director of the National Whistleblower Center and the National Whistleblower
Legal Defense and Education Fund for the last ten years. In this role she built a world-renowned
public education program that includes a highly respected public interest student intern program that
brings over 60 students each year to Washington, D.C., to work with experienced
licensed attorneys in the field of whistleblower law and advocacy.