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Montana Whistleblower Law

Common law remedy repealed by statute.

Wrongful Discharge from Employment, Mont. Code Anno. 39-2-911-915 (statute creating very limited rights). 

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Montana have a False Claims Act (FCA)?

Yes. The Montana False Claims Act covers multiple types of fraud, including, but not limited to, healthcare fraud.

Does the Montana FCA have a whistleblower provision?

Yes. A Montana whistleblower may receive an award of 15 to 25 percent of the collections in cases where the state intervenes and 25 to 30 percent in cases where there is no state intervention.

Does Montana recognize the public policy exception for wrongful termination?

Yes. In Montana, it is considered wrongful discharge to retaliate against employees for their refusal to violate public policy or for reporting a violation of public policy.