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Mississippi Whistleblower Law

Whistleblowers protected under a narrow common law “public policy” tort. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Mississippi have a False Claims Act (FCA)?

No.

Does the Mississippi FCA have a whistleblower provision?

N/A.

Does Mississippi recognize the public policy exception for wrongful termination?

Yes, narrowly. An employer in Mississippi may not fire an employee for a reason that is contrary to the public policy of Mississippi.