Worried About Whistleblower Retaliation? Here’s What You Need To Know
“Whistleblowing” is when someone notifies authorities that a company or agency they work for has defrauded the government. Whistleblowing is an act of public service, as it helps prevent the waste and theft of taxpayer funds.
Unfortunately, whistleblowing can make your employer angry, and they may seek retaliation against you. If you have filed a whistleblower complaint, or are considering filing one, you may be concerned about potential retaliation. Here are a few things you should know about whistleblower retaliation and what you can do to protect yourself.