Whistleblowers protected under public policy tort. However, remedy may be precluded if statutory remedy available.
- Brockmeyer v. Dun & Broadstreet, 335 N.W.2d 834 (Wis. 1983)
- Bammert v. Don’s Super Valu Inc., 646 N.W.2d 365 (Wis. 2002)
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Wisconsin have a False Claims Act (FCA)?
No, but the Wisconsin Medicaid antifraud statutes outlaw any fraud against the state’s Medicaid program.
Does the Wisconsin law have a whistleblower provision?
Does Wisconsin recognize the public policy exception for wrongful termination?
Yes. Wisconsin does not permit an employer to terminate an employee for a reason contrary to public policy of the state.