Rule 14: Federal Employees — Defend Your Jobs!KKC Staff2020-08-12T20:25:01+00:00
Whistleblower Protections for Federal Employees
There are over 50 U.S. whistleblower laws. This Rule outlines most of those laws, and Rules 5 through 14 provide further detail. Both the Federal Whistleblower Laws & Regulations and the False Claims Acts: Federal, State and Municipal qui tam Laws were updated in 2018.
“In the vast federal bureaucracy it is not difficult to conceal wrongdoing provided that no one summons the courage to disclose the truth.”
The Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act, P.L. 115-73 – This law makes the unlawful access of an employee’s medical records an adverse action; creates procedures to discipline managers who retaliate, and provides for training and the dissemination of information about whistleblower rights.
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