FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:
Friday, May 18, 2012 Mary Beth Hutchins, 202-507-5887
CAUSE OF ACTION’S DAN EPSTEIN TO PRESENT AT WHISTLEBLOWER SUMMIT
WHAT: A panel discussion on issues affecting whistleblowers as part of the annual Whistleblower Summit: Civil & Human Rights Conference.
WHEN: Monday, May 21, 2012, 12:30pm—1:30pm ET
WHO: Dan Epstein, executive director, Cause of Action will offer insight into the best litigation options for whistleblowers under current law. Cause of Action is a non-partisan organization that uses public advocacy and legal reform tools to ensure greater transparency in government, protect taxpayer interests and promote economic freedom. He will be joining other panel experts from various nonprofits and NGO’s.
WHERE: Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Room
226 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
MORE INFORMATION: The Summit is hosted by Make it Safe Coalition (MISC), an assortment of various public interest/advocacy groups including the Government Accountability Project, the International Association of Whistleblowers, the American Federation of Government Employees, Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, the Project On Government Oversight, the No FEAR Coalition, the Union of Concerned Scientists, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, Voices for Corporate Responsibility, and International Brotherhood of Teamsters; which focus on significant areas of public concern and individual rights, such as First Amendment, federal workforce, medical safety, national security, judicial reform, etc. See http://www.acorn8.com for more information on the conference.