States Moving Past Federal Government in Safeguarding Civil Servant Disclosures
Many states are adopting new laws to protect their civil servants who report waste, fraud and abuse, according to a legal analysis released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). While the level of whistleblower protection varies widely across the country, several states are enacting safeguards that surpass those afforded to federal employees.
PEER has completed a detailed analysis of every state’s laws, ranking each on 32 factors affecting the scope of coverage, usefulness and remedies.
– See which states have the strongest and weakest whistleblower laws
– Look at breakdown of whistleblower protection provisions among states
– View highlights of recent state legislation
– Find out about the whistleblower law in your state