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The National Whistleblowers Center (NWC) is committed to educating the public on whistleblower law and ensuring that employees are aware of the protections afforded to them regarding reporting of government or corporate misconduct. As part of this effort, NWC provides several resources, including an extensive law library, access to publications on whistleblower law, and a detailed FAQ section covering everything from whistleblower rights to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Please click on the links below to learn more.

Law Library

The links below lead to information and resources about whistleblower and employment law issues. The National Whistleblowers Center is not responsible for the content on web sites associated with these links.

Federal Statutes and Regulations


fedwblawsandregsFederal Whistleblower Laws and Regulations is the first compilation of federal statues, regulations, and administrative adjudicatory rules covering employee whistleblowers. The text contains over 90 federal statutes and regulations, including the Sarbanes-Oxley corporate whistleblower law, the False Claims Act, and the Whistleblower Protection Act.

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The Whistleblower's Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing What's Right and Protecting Yourself.  The Handbook is the first-ever consumer's guide to whistleblowing. It contains twenty-one clear and comprehensive rules that fully explain the how to effectively blow the whistle.

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