What's in the Handbook?
Special Pro Bono Resource Contains the Key Statutes and Judicial Decisions Cited in The New Whistleblower's Handbook
The author of The New Whistleblower's Handbook created a special online resource for each of the rules contained in the book to be used as a free research tool. This special online resource is available free of charge to those who have purchased the Handbook, accessed it from a library or that have donated at least $50 to the National Whistleblower Center. We appreciate your commitment to whistleblowing and learning more about the resources available to you. Clicking the links below will take you to the website the author created.
Whistleblower Protection Under First Amendment * Civil Rights Act of 1871 * Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (Whistleblower Rewards) * Obstruction of Justice Against Whistleblowers * Major Frauds Act * Commodity Exchange Act (Whistleblower Rewards) * Internal Revenue Service (Rewards) * Tax Fraud * Securities Fraud * Foreign Bribery * Corporate Compliance * National Security * FBI Whistleblower Protection Act * Nuclear Safety * Transportation Safety * Trucker Safety * Age Discrimination in Employment * Americans with Disabilities Act * International Off-Shore Banking * Protected Disclosures * Public Policy Exception * Exceptions to the At Will Doctrine * Whistleblower Rewards * Whistleblower Protections Under State Law * Qui Tam * Internal Whistleblowing * Political Asylum for Whistleblowers * RICO * Federal Employee Protection * State and Local Government Worker Protection * Fraud Against Shareholders * Workplace Safety * Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 * Federal Witness Protection * Underpayment of Taxes * Arbitration * Federal Preemption * Freedom of Information * Anti-retaliation * Confidentiality * Anonymity * Settlements * Disclosures in Federal Court * Refusal to Violate the Law * Refusal to Perform Hazardous Work * Blowing the Whistle to the News Media * Blowing the Whistle to your Supervisor * Blowing the Whistle to your Union * Blowing the Whistle to Public Interest Groups * Bypassing the Chain of Command * Hotlines * Federal Acquisition Regulations * Code of Ethics * Internal Controls * One Party Taping * Removing Documents from Work * Email Monitoring * Employer Surveillance * Spoliation of Evidence * After Acquired Evidence Rule * Statute of Limitations * Continuing Violations * Discovery in Whistleblower Cases * Use of Depositions * Document Requests and Interrogatories * Disparate Treatment * Jury Trial * Prima Facie Case * Employer Knowledge of who the Whistleblower is * Good Faith Whistleblowing * Department of Labor Administrative Procedures * Pretext * Circumstantial Evidence * Animus * Corporate Culture * Automobile Safety Whistleblower Act * Stimulus Spending Act * Reinstatement * Front Pay * Benefits * Compensatory Damages * Punitive or Exemplary Damages * Interest on all Damages * Restoration of Seniority * Positive Recommendations of the Employer * Removal of Negative information from a personnel file * Restoration of lost Retirement Benefits * Medical Expenses * OSHA * Letters of Apology * False Claims Act * Common Law * Attorney Client Privilege * Adverse Action * Retaliation * Proof of Causation * Elements of a case * Employees Covered Under Whistleblower Laws * Performance Ratings * Loyalty * Shifting Explanations for Adverse Action * Contributing Factor Test * Clear and Convincing Evidence * Burden of Proof * Attorney Fees * Civil Rights Attorney Fee Act of 1976 * Sanctions * Case Costs * Hush Money * Secret Settlements * Nondisclosure Agreements * Waivers * Medicaid Fraud * Medicare Fraud * Overcharging * False Certifications * Illegal Drug Marketing * State False Clames Act * Kickbacks * "The Whistleblowers of 1777" * Continental Congress Resolution of July 30, 1778 * Whistleblowing and Democratic Institutions * Whistleblowing and the Civil War * Whistleblowing During the Revolutionary War * Defense Contracting * Defense Fraud During World War II * Fraud Against the Government * Collusive Biding * Conflicts of Interest * Conspiracy * Truth in Negotiations Act * "Best Pricing" * Stark Act Violations * "Off Label" Promotion of Drugs * Reverse False Claim * Anti-Kickback Act * Federal Truth and Negotiations Act * Shifting Explanations for Discipline * Consumer Product Safety Act of 2008 * Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 * Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 * Credit Unions * FDIC Insured Institutions * Monetary Transactions * Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act * Environmental Whistleblower Protections * Clean Air Act * Safe Drinking Water * Solid Waste Disposal * Superfund * Toxic Substances * Water Pollution * Pipeline Safety Improvement Act * Surface Mining Act * American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2007 * Department of Defense Contractor Fraud * Federal Acquisition Regulations * Major Frauds Act * Public Contracts-Procurement Provisions * Commodity Exchange Act * Securities Exchange Act * Civil Service Reform Act * Whistleblower Protection Act * Executive Order 12731 * Inspector General Act * Lloyd-LaFollette Act * No Fear Act * Congressional Accountability Act * Food Safety Modernization Act * Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act * Coast Guard Whistleblower Protection * Armed Forces/Prohibition Against Retaliation * CIA Employee Disclosures to Inspector General * Homeland Security Act of 2002 * Title VII Whistleblower Protection for the Intelligence Community * Federal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Act * Disciplinary Rules * Public Safety * Temporal Proximity * Timing * Adverse Inference * Frivolous Complaints * Personnel Files * Law Enforcement Privilege * Fitness for Duty * SEC * CFTC * Securities Law Whistleblowing * Commodities Act Whistleblowing * Court Rulings * Financial Fraud * Ponzi Schemes * Bribery * Undeclared Bank Accounts * Administrative Review Board * Merit Systems Protection Board * Military Whistleblowing * Presidential Policy Directive-19 * State Secrets Privilege * Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 * Financial Incentives * Legislative History * Quality Control * Federal Sentencing Guidelines * Close the Contractors Fraud Loophole Act * Omnibus Crime Control Act * Privacy Act * Equitable Tolling * Affirmative or Equitable Relief * Make Whole Remedy * Mitigation of Damages * Attorney Fee Civil Rights Act of 2006 * Ethics * Inspector General * Office of Special Council * SEC Office of the Whistleblower * IRS Office of the Whistleblower * CFTC Whistleblower Office * Equal Employment Opportunity Commission * Atomic Energy Act * Energy Reorganization Act * Department of Energy * Asbestos School Hazard Abatement * Mine Health and Safety Act * Occupational Safety and Health Act * Privacy Act * Airline Safety * Public Transportation * Railroad Safety Act * Safe Containers for International Cargo Act * Seamen Whistleblower Protection * Employee Polygraph Protection * Fair Labor Standards Act * FALSA * Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act * Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Protection Act