Yes, Section 23(h)(1) of the Commodity Exchange Act prohibits retaliation by a covered employer against a whistleblower. The whistleblower protection provision of the CEA is a critical component of the CFTC Whistleblower Reward Program, under which the CFTC rewards whistleblowers that provide original information leading to CFTC enforcement actions. A whistleblower may receive an award of between 10% to 30% of the total monetary sanctions collected.
Click here to read reviews from clients that we have represented in whistleblower rewards and whistleblower retaliation matters. Choosing the right whistleblower lawyer can make a major difference in the damages that you recover.