Difference between revisions of "Whistleblower Protection Laws"

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=='''Filing a Whistleblower Protection Act Complaint'''==
=='''Filing a Whistleblower Protection Act Complaint'''==
Whistleblower retaliation is a prohibited personnel practice under the Civil Service Reform Act.  A complaint alleging a prohibited personnel practice can be filed at the [https://osc.gov/ U.S. Office of Special Counsel]. If you have suffered retaliation for protected whistleblowing that is also appealable to the [https://www.mspb.gov/ Merit System Protection Board], you  may elect to pursue a remedy through one of three remedial processes: (1) an appeal to the Board under 5 U.S.C. § 7701; (2) a grievance under a collective bargaining agreement; or (3) a complaint filed with OSC, which can be followed by an Individual Right of Action appeal filed with the Board.  This election of remedies does not affect the right to pursue an EEO complaint, i.e., an employee can pursue both an EEO complaint and an OSC complaint simultaneously.
Whistleblower retaliation is a prohibited personnel practice under the Civil Service Reform Act.  A complaint alleging a prohibited personnel practice can be filed at the [https://osc.gov/ U.S. Office of Special Counsel]. If you have suffered retaliation for protected whistleblowing that is also appealable to the [https://www.mspb.gov/ Merit System Protection Board], you  may elect to pursue a remedy through one of three remedial processes:
*an appeal to the Board under 5 U.S.C. § 7701;
*a grievance under a collective bargaining agreement; or
*a complaint filed with OSC, which can be followed by an Individual Right of Action appeal filed with the Board.   
 
This election of remedies does not affect the right to pursue an EEO complaint, i.e., an employee can pursue both an EEO complaint and an OSC complaint simultaneously.


='''Energy Reorganization Act'''=
='''Energy Reorganization Act'''=