Last Minute Push for Whistleblower Rights



Additionally, GAP, Public Citizen, American Federation of Government Employees, National Whistleblower Center, National Employment Lawyers Association, Project On Government Oversight, and the Union of Concerned Scientists are leading efforts on behalf of an astonishing 231 organizations in support the whistleblower protection legislation, which amends the judicially-gutted Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA). The number of organizations supporting the effort, in addition to the conservative organizations, has swelled from 112 supporting the reform in a similar communication sent to Congress in June.


To read the Progressive Caucus Letter to House Leadership, click here: http://www.whistleblower.org/doc/2008/bl925.pdf

To read an "Open Letter to the U.S. Congress from Conservative Organizations: Whistleblower Protection is Taxpayer Protection," click here: http://www.whistleblower.org/doc/2008/cwc910.pdf

To read a letter from 231 good government, taxpayer advocate, and other public interest organization in support of whistleblower rights, click here: http://www.whistleblower.org/doc/2008/wparl925.pdf

The Government Accountability Project is the nation´s leading whistleblower protection organization. Through litigating whistleblower cases, publicizing concerns and developing legal reforms, GAP´s mission is to protect the public interest by promoting government and corporate accountability. Founded in 1977, GAP is a non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C.


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