Whistleblowing and the Law
Understanding the WPA and WPEA
The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989, commonly known as the WPA, is a U.S. federal law that protects federal whistleblowers who work for the government and report agency misconduct. This course provides and overview of the WPA and WPEA.
Learning Path & Details
- Developing High-Performing Work Habits
- Ensuring Professional and Compliant Behavior
- Overview of Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989
- Audible Narration
- Linear Navigation
- Integrated Video
- Interactions and Activities
- Inline Quiz
Training Files (1)
Be informed. The law prohibits personnel practice for an agency to take, threaten to take, propose, or not take a personnel action (disclosure) because of whistleblowing activities.