Whistleblower cases are in the news a lot. A lot of people are confused about what that term means, and it means different things in different situations. Generally if your employer is defrauding the government, charging the government for things that it shouldn’t be charging the government for, then you may have a whistleblower case.
If the employer is doing something illegal, and you report that illegal conduct, you may have a whistleblower case. It’s a complex question. In order to know whether you have whistleblower case in a particular situation, you really need to consult with an experienced employment lawyer who can review your situation with you, and tell you whether or not you have a whistleblower case.
In Ohio, and many states, there are very specific guidelines you have to follow in order to file a whistleblower case. Only a lawyer can help you understand that, and do the right thing to protect your rights.