Whistleblower Retaliation Protection Any FDIC employee or applicant for a FDIC position is protected against
negative employment actions taken in retaliation for making protected
Protected whistleblowing is defined as disclosing information which the
discloser reasonably believes evidences:
a violation of law, rule, or regulation,
gross waste of funds,
an abuse of authority, or
a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety.
What Can You Do If You Believe Whistleblower Retaliation Has Occurred?
If you believe that you have been subject to retaliation for protected
whistleblowing you can file a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel (OSC).
OSC has the authority to investigate allegations of whistleblower
retaliation, and may seek corrective or disciplinary action when warranted.
For more information contact:
U.S. Office Of Special Counsel (www.osc.gov)
1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 201
Washington, Dc 20036-4505
Phone: (202) 653-7188 *
Toll Free: 1-800-872-9855 *
* Hearing and Speech Disabled: Federal Relay Service 1-800-877-8339