On June 29, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced proposed amendments that will undermine its successful whistleblower program. The SEC proposed these changes with no input from the whistleblower community, yet adopted a position consistent with the long-standing and flimsy viewpoint advanced by the anti-whistleblower U. S. Chamber of Commerce (“Chamber”). The National Whistleblower Center […]
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The resolution was introduced by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and cosponsored by all members of the bipartisan Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus. The idea for National Whistleblower Day was first sparked by the re-discovery of America’s first whistleblower law, enacted on July 30, 1778. The rediscovery was based on original historical research published in The Whistleblower’s Handbook, […]
I’m proud to be a whistleblower. I knew I did the right thing by reporting fraud within the FBI. Last week, the National Whistleblower Center asked you to watch a speech where former FBI Director James Comey spoke about whistleblowers. Director Comey talked about my case in that speech (referring to me as “Michael Kobus”), […]