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This new guide is a succinct analysis of decisions from AJs and MSPB or the Federal Circuit awarding damages in whistleblower cases. The guide includes an explanation of the Board’s authority to award damages in whistleblower cases. Each case analysis includes a description of controlling facts including the type of harm, such as, pecuniary, emotional, distress, medical expenses, or losses in investments, and the amount awarded.
Major topics include:
- The Long Road to Whistleblower Protection — Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 and 1994 amendments, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012
- Remedies — compensatory and consequential damages, damages at MSPB, attorney fees, back pay, placement restoration
- Claims of Reprisal for Whistleblowing — OAAs and IRAs, burdens of proof, elements of a claim
- Law of Compensatory Damages — corrective action, motions and addendum proceedings, instructive decisions, EEOC guidance and decisions
- Underlying Decisions
Available as a softcover book and/or a PDF file with many useful features delivered on a CD-ROM, USB Flash Drive, or download. Hyperlinks allow the reader to move quickly between the Table of Contents and the corresponding portions of the text. Internal hyperlinks serve as a cross-reference feature within the text.