Topic of the Week
Whistleblowing - Federal Employees
Many federal employees are protected from retaliation for reporting legal violations or government waste or fraud by the government agencies they work for. Federal employee whistleblowers are protected by the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (WPA) and
Blog of the Week
The Supreme Court Case Testing the Limits of Gorsuch’s Textualism
If the justice rules against LGBTQ protections, he’ll be admitting that, deep down, he knows his judicial philosophy is deeply flawed.
Thought for the Week
"The fact is, trans people, and trans women in particular, just are not participating in the economy right now in the ways that people who represent the rest of the queer acronym are participating....it’s important to have very candid, thoughtful conversations with people who are on the verge of entering a standard workforce."
–Bianca Robinson; director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the YWCA Boston
List of the Week
from Workplace Fairness
Top searches in whistleblowing this week:
- General information about whistleblowing
- Federal Employee whistleblowers
- Whistleblower retaliation
- Food Safety whistleblowers
Top Five News Headlines
- Interim Healthcare to Pay $50,000 to Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit
- Hourly Worker Burnout Is a Major Problem. Stop Overlooking It.
- Why the deal for striking GM workers is hardly a victory
- Lyft Says It May Raise Prices After New California Labor Law Takes Effect
- Second woman files EEOC charge against ex-DLA partner; possible pervasive retaliation alleged