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The No FEAR Act

The No FEAR Act


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
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Overview/Description
The Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002, better known as the No FEAR Act, requires that federal agencies be accountable for violations of antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection laws. This course will outline the rights federal employees have under these laws and provide details on how the No FEAR Act is implemented. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by The Potomac Law Group, PLLC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with legal statutes or statutory instruments. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.

Target Audience
Employees and managers of federal agencies

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.3

Lesson Objectives

The No FEAR Act

  • identify the main reasons the No FEAR Act was passed
  • identify remedies for federal employees who have been discriminated or retaliated against
  • identify the reimbursement requirements under the No FEAR Act
  • identify ways federal employees are protected by the No Fear Act
  • reflect on what you've learned
  • Course Number:
    fgov_01_a54_lc_enus