Important anti-corruption legislation has been sitting in various Senate and House committees awaiting action for far too long. To remedy, NWC identified nine legislative initiatives in an Ethics Agenda to strengthen whistleblower protections.Take Action!
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The Merit Systems Protection Board is the primary avenue for federal employees to submit whistleblower complaints - and it is currently in crisis. Take action and urge the Senate Homeland Security Committee to advance the nominees immediately.Take Action!
In December 2020, the annual NDAA passed with anti-money laundering whistleblower provisions contained under Title LXIII. Despite Congress’ good intentions, the whistleblower provisions fall far short of best practices. Write to your representatives today.Take Action
Hospital workers who treat COVID-19 patients, along with other employees working in hazardous conditions, have some of the worst whistleblower protections. Urge Congress to protect front line workers who blow the whistleTake Action
In 2021, the CFTC Whistleblower Program was saved by emergency action taken by a bipartisan group of Senators, led by Senators Charles Grassley and Maggie Hassan. Now, those Senators are trying to address these problems. Stay tuned for ways to take action.Read More
The IRS Whistleblower Program Improvement Act, a bipartisan reform bill, would ensure the integrity of our nation’s tax system by holding tax cheats accountable through seven important reforms to the IRS whistleblower tax program.Take Action
Lobbyists have won a huge anti-whistleblower victory in their attempt to weaken the False Claims Act. Let's make this win their last. Demand Congress recognizes the importance of whistleblowers and swiftly passes amendments to the False Claims Act.Take Action
As the U.S. electric grid faces unprecedented risks from cyber threats and climate change, electric grid workers with minimal whistleblower safeguards must be protected. Tell Congress to secure the electric grid by protecting electric grid workers.Take Action
Whistleblowers’ contributions – and sacrifices - should be remembered and celebrated. Now is the time to take action and urge both President Biden and Congress to recognize July 30th as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.Take Action
A critical bipartisan whistleblower bill that would protect whistleblowers who report wildlife and environmental crimes awaits introduction. The bill needs to be reintroduced and quickly passed. Extinctions last forever.Read More