Whistleblowers protected under state Whistleblower Protection Act.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Maine have a False Claims Act?
Yes. The Maine False Claims Act covers any frauds against the state’s department of health and human services.
Does the Maine FCA have a whistleblower provision?
Yes, along with the Maine Whistleblowers Protections Act. These laws prohibit public and private employers from retaliating against any employee who discloses, in good faith, a violation of Maine law.
Does Maine recognize the public policy exception for wrongful termination?