Whistleblower Exposes Adelanto Detention Center

A former employee of GEO Group - a corporation that operates the Adelanto Detention Center - claims First Amendment violations, lack of proper training for GEO Group staff, extreme work hours, employee intimidation, and overuse of solitary confinement. They are not trained for shit[...] I had to learn everything on my own. They put me in a dorm and then they said, 'Alright. Good luck. See you later.'The former employee, who asked to remain anonymous, recounted in a recording on file with CIVI...
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Whistleblower at Hanford Nuclear Site Settles for $4.1M

A nuclear engineer who was fired by his contractor employer in 2013 after he warned of waste disposal safety risks at the Hanford, Wash., nuclear site agreed to accept a $4.1 million settlement. Walter Tamosaitis, according to an Associated Press report on Wednesday, settled with his former employer, San Francisco-based subcontractor URS Inc. (now AECOM), which had removed him from his post as a manager at Hanford's Waste Treatment Plant in 2010. He and colleague Donna Busche, the former mana...
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