Whistleblower Retaliation and Rewards
Employers are rarely kind to those who report misconduct.
As a whistleblower, you risk harassment, discrimination or even the loss of your job. Federal and state laws protects whistleblowers from retaliation. When retaliation occurs employee may be awarded twice his back pay and legal costs. At Petrelli Law, we will do our best to protect you from retaliation by your employer. If your employer takes actions, we will fight for justice.
The government understands that you are taking a risk by becoming a whistleblower. The laws that protect whistleblowers also offer financial incentives for reporting fraud and misconduct. Our qui tam lawyers can help you determine if you are eligible for whistleblower awards.