Whistleblower Protection Act

A “whistleblower” discloses information he or she reasonably believes evidences:

  • A violation of any law, rule or regulation
  • Gross mismanagement
  • A gross waste of funds
  • An abuse of authority
  • A substantial and specific danger to public health or safety
  • Censorship related to scientific research if censorship meets


Whistleblower Poster

Know Your Rights When Reporting

Prohibited Personnel Practices Poster

Whistleblower Retaliation Poster


For more information go to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel website at: https://osc.gov/