whistleblower,n. An employee who reports employer wrongdoing to a governmental or law-enforcement agency. • Federal and state laws protect whistleblowers from employer retaliation. [Cases: Master and Servant  30(6.35); Officers and Public Employees  66. C.J.S. Employer–Employee Relationship §§ 69, 78; Of-ficers and Public Employees§§ 121, 150–158.] — whistleblowing,n.
[Blacks Law 8th]