Know Your Rights

Whistleblowing takes experience and preparation. Deciding which law you should report under is in many ways the single most important decision affecting the outcome of a case.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can you protect yourself from retaliation when reporting corporate corruption? What are your rights when facing retaliation? How can you qualify for a financial reward when blowing the whistle? Find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) organized by topic.  

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Legal Assistance

If you would like the attorneys of the National Whistleblower Legal Defense & Education Fund to review your potential legal case, please fill out the confidential whistleblower intake form.

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The New Whistleblower's Handbook

NWC strongly urges every whistleblower to obtain information about their rights and how to protect themselves. The New Whistleblower Handbook is the essential reference guide for whistleblowers and anyone considering blowing the whistle.

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Law Library

Links to law libraries and special collections of materials of interest to whistleblowers to look up important cases and laws for your own legal research. Whistleblower protection laws vary by state. Learn how you can safeguard your career.

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Legal Advocacy

Attorneys affiliated with the NWC have written and filed numerous Amicus Curiae briefs in precedent-setting cases around the country. Review the Amicus Curiae briefs submitted on behalf of whistleblowers.

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Submit Confidential Report:

A secure and confidential reporting system allows whistleblowers to disclose wrongdoing, file qui tam claims or report retaliation. Attorneys at the National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund review the report and will respond to you if you provide your contact information.


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