Dissenter Weekly: Amazon and Google’s Retaliation Against Whistleblowers
In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights the turmoil at Google, which inspired a shareholder to demand the corporation adopt protections for whistleblowers.
Amazon is in the midst of thwarting workers at a plant in Bessemer, Alabama, from forming a union. Kevin covers a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board, which concluded two Amazon employees were illegally fired for their whistleblowing.
Later in the show, Kevin provides an update on the fallout from a scandal in Colorado involving the state’s air pollutions department, which falsified data to fast-track permits for companies. And we wish Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, who turned 90 on April 7, a happy birthday.
This week’s stories:
Former Employee: Transocean Nearly Caused Oil Rig Catastrophe During Hurricane Zeta
Colorado Groups Demand Governor Fire Air Pollution Control Director After Whistleblower Complaint
National Labor Relations Board Says Amazon Illegally Fired Whistleblowers
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