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Whistleblower Protections

Federal laws protect and provide remedies for employees of entities that receive U.S. Department of Education (ED) funds and for agency employees who disclose information they reasonably believe evidences wrongdoing and who subsequently suffer negative actions. Some laws also protect ED job applicants and former ED employees.

Protections and remedies for whistleblowing vary according to whether the employer is or is not the Federal government. To find out more about protections that may be available to you, please click on one of the following.

Last Modified: 10/05/2017