There are a number of state and federal laws that protect employees from retaliation for engaging in whistleblowing activity. At the federal level, these include: 

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act)
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII)
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • The Whistleblower Protection Act
  • The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA)
  • The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank)
  • The False Claims Act