Legal Resource Center

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

by | June 1, 2021
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces laws regarding particular types of discrimination. EEOC laws apply to all federal agencies and many state and local agencies ...

Whistleblower Protections in Environmental Statutes

by | May 1, 2021
The Department of Labor (DOL) administers whistleblower provisions in over 20 different statutes relevant to the environment, workplace safety, airlines, commercial motor carriers, consumer products, financial reform, food safety, health insurance reform, motor vehicle safety, nuclear, ...

Federal Contractors

by | February 23, 2021
Current law provides protection for employees of federal contractors, subcontractors, or grantees against retaliation or discrimination for whistleblowing ...

Inspectors General

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Inspector general offices are supposed to detect or prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in the programs and operations of their parent agencies ...

Office of the Special Counsel (OSC)

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The Office of the Special Counsel plays a key roll in enforcing the Whistleblower Protection Act ...

Freedom of Speech

by | February 22, 2021
After a major 2006 Supreme Court ruling, public employees at all levels have no First Amendment free speech rights when in their role as public servants ...
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