Could I get fired for blowing the whistle?

Attorney James Young discusses the laws that address employer retaliation in whistleblower cases.

Video Transcript

So, whistleblowers are protected under both the federal law–under the False Claims Act, Subsection H (that’s protection against retaliation)–and most states have different State Whistleblower Protection Acts.

It depends on the state that they’re in, but there’s a minimum of federal protection that protects them against retaliation for reporting the fraud, or coming to the government or private attorneys to report fraud.