Senate Bill Would Boost Whistleblowers' Chances In Court

By Dietrich Knauth (May 15, 2012, 6:12 PM EDT) -- The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, which unanimously passed the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, greatly expands whistleblowers' chances in retaliation lawsuits by removing several barriers to claiming protected status and by eliminating exclusive appellate jurisdiction by the Federal Circuit, which has been extremely unfavorable to such cases....

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