Whistleblower Retaliation in the Public Sector

@article{Lee2011WhistleblowerRI,
  title={Whistleblower Retaliation in the Public Sector},
  author={Katie Lee and Brian Kleiner},
  journal={Public Personnel Management},
  year={2011},
  volume={40},
  pages={341 - 348}
}
“Blowing the whistle” has never been an easy decision whether an employee is from the private sector or the public sector. Laws to protect employees from the private sector had been long established while whistleblowers from the public sector may have been scrutinized. After the media aired many high profile cases in which federal whistleblowers go through a series of retaliations by their supervisors, laws have been introduced to protect government whistleblowers as well. Although these laws… 
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